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Report identifies four emerging data centre models

Cybersecurity, cloud and fog computing, and sustainability spark new archetype trends in the data centre landscape.

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Equinix joins the American Business Act on Climate Pledge

Outlines plan to demonstrate commitment to reducing company impact on global climate change.

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EC’s RenewIT Project launces free tools and research

Tackling data centre energy use and reducing CO2 emissions.

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Dataracks launches Micro Data Centre

Dataracks – the pioneer of cold aisle containment – is set to 'revolutionise' the data centre industry again, this time with the launch of the Micro Data Centre (MDC). This innovative solution is designed to offer all the cooling, security and power supply options required for 19” racks in a compact, convenient and cost-effective package.

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Wind farm deal for Amazon

Amazon Web Services has contracted with EDP Renewables to construct and operate a 100 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Paulding County, Ohio, called the Amazon Wind Farm US Central.

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Micro data centres meet edge computing demands

New solutions address the growth of connected devices and data applications where latency and processing speed are concerns.

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Partnership with Crown Oil sees Kao Data become UK’s first data centre operator to fuel all their back-up generators with HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) fuel in place of traditional diesel.
An alternative to traditional CHP systems has been developed by EuroSite Power. The company’s Green CHP offering, which is powered by certified biomethane injection to provide a 100% zero carbon solution, is believed to be the first of its kind available in the UK.
As the world increasingly turns its attention to the action required to limit the damage being done to the environment by human activity, the data centre sector is getting to grips with the role it must play in reducing carbon emissions. Energy consumed by data centres is attracting more attention as a matter of concern, as global computing capacity continues to rapidly increase. Already, data centres use an estimated 200 terawatt hours (TWh) each year, more than the national energy consumption of some countries.
New deal announced for shared grid infrastructure to jointly serve 520MW offshore renewable energy site and 100MW data centre.
CNet Training has partnered with Rahi Systems to deliver a three-day Certified Data Center Design (CDCD®) program to select customers and vendors. Rahi is organizing eight sessions with CNet throughout 2019 at locations in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Schneider Electric and Planon solutions will significantly enhance building value and access to new sectors.
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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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