NEWS

Know your carbon

Are the differences between net zero and carbon neutral well understood by those with an interest in the data centre sector? I doubt it. There are of course those more technically minded or interested individuals who do understand, but in the broad sweep of things the fundamentals are not and this can create considerable confusion. By Simon Harris, Head of Critical Infrastructure, BCS.

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Surging supply necessitates contingency power for under-strain FLAP markets

A large surge in data centre supply across the FLAP market and an anticipated record-breaking year overall means facility operators must explore distributed energy solutions to avoid potential disruption from under-strain power grids.

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VIDEO

Data centre sustainability in a post-COP26, digital world

Astrid Wynne, Chair of the DCA’s Sustainability Special Interest Group, provides detailed and fascinating insight as to the sustainability challenges and opportunities facing the data centre industry in the aftermath of the recent COP26 Summit, as the sector continues to provide a resilient foundation for global digital transformation.

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Sustainability and digital transformation – mutually exclusive or not?

Pankaj Sharma, Executive Vice President, Secure Power Division at Schneider Electric, is optimistic that organisations can pursue the benefits of digital transformation without compromising on their sustainability objectives. In particular, he believes that the data centre industry is very well placed to address the pressing environmental demands of the next few years, as it continues to develop technology innovations as it helps end users embrace the opportunities of the Digital Age.

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BLOG

Kicking the carbon habit

The transition to a net zero carbon industry requires a shift in the way data infrastructure is planned, designed and built. By Callum Faulds, Director at Linesight

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Optimising data centre energy efficiency

To optimise energy efficiency it’s important to talk to the right people. Joined up thinking, taking into consideration the latest developments and ideas around how to reduce energy is necessary from the outset. By Louis McGarry, Sales and Marketing Director, CENTIEL UK

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Twenty-five companies and seventeen associations from across Europe agree to take specific steps to make data centres climate neutral by 2030.
Nominations reflect Schneider Electric’s innovation in edge computing systems, UPS and next-generation DCIM.
The total energy storage market is expected to grow to $546 billion in annual revenue by 2035, according to a report released by Lux Research.
CyrusOne has achieved 100% renewable energy across its full European portfolio, nine years ahead of the 2030 target outlined in the self-regulatory Climate Neutral Data Center Pact, of which CyrusOne is a founding member.
The first white paper from the recently announced i3 EYP MCF GHG Abatement Group provides an objective analysis of Infrastructure Sustainability Options and Revenue Opportunities for Data Centres.
With an ever-strengthening commitment to sustainability, ABB and AFC Energy will partner on the testing and integration of fuel cells as part of the wider power portfolio for eMobility solutions and now also for data centers.
Latest Video

Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends 2019

Blockchain, artificial intelligence, empowered edge, privacy and ethics, quantum computing, immersive experiences, augmented analytics, autonomous things and digital twins drive the Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019. David Cearley, Gartner Vice President, presented the trends at Gartner 2018 Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Florida.

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