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Amazon makes water positive commitment

World’s leading cloud provider announces new replenishment projects in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States to bring much needed clean water to communities around the world.

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Improving sustainability in data centres

Nutanix sponsored report examines potential impact of datacentre models on energy efficiency and carbon footprint.

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Huawei Data Center Facility unveils Global Ecosystem Policy and Product Innovations

Under the theme "Fairness, Trust, Growth, and Win-Win", Huawei Data Center Facility Global Ecosystem Policy and Product Launch Event was held on November 11 at Huawei's Sanyapo Park in China. During the event, new partner policies and product innovations, including FusionModule2000 6.0, a small/medium-sized modular data center solution, and Small SmartLi UPS, were introduced to partners from across the world. This event demonstrated Huawei's commitment to building a fair and strong partner ecosystem based on mutual trust for shared success.

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Energy efficiency looms large for data centre industry

Managing consumption and carbon footprint driving trends toward regulation, standardisation, and the search for generator alternatives.

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Locating data centres in Scotland could cut carbon intensity by 11x

Analysis highlights large variations in Great Britain’s carbon intensity levels.

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Kao Data joins UTC Heathrow’s ‘Digital Futures Programme’

Kao Data joins the founding partners at the UK’s first dedicated University Technical College for data centre and engineering professionals.

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Keysource launches data centre 'state of the industry' report

Keysource has launched its State of the Industry Report 2022 which gathers the views and insights from over 250 IT Directors in UK & Europe. This is the fifth year of the report and it showed once again that the datacentre and technology sectors continue to grow with no signs of slowing, with investment growth being driven by continued digitalisation, IT transformation and data growth. This is despite the current global economic and political uncertainties.

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Data centres feel the crunch of escalating costs and labour race with advanced manufacturing

Data centre clients are facing project costs which are 15 percent higher than last year on average, with escalating prices for energy and key materials squeezing margins.

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Schneider Electric makes eConversion the default mode for its Galaxy V-Series UPSs

Schneider Electric has introduced an enhanced version of eConversion (formerly known as ECOnversion), the company’s generally-recommended protection mode to provide increased sustainability for its Galaxy V Series 3-phase UPSs. After years of field tests, effective May 31, 2022, all Galaxy V Series UPSs will be shipped to customers with eConversion as the default.

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Telehouse set to achieve a 461 tonnes reduction in carbon emissions with EkkoSense

Initial EkkoSense data centre optimisation software trial results in a potential 10% cooling power reduction at the Telehouse North site.

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Supermicro collaborates with Infineon on green computing

Leverages Infineon’s high-efficiency power stages to reduce data centre power usage.

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Research reveals sustainability action gap

Reports by 451 Research and Forrester indicate most of the IT and data centre industry is at the beginning stage of a sustainability journey.

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Vertiv launches Guide to Data Centre Sustainability

New resource shares best practices and emerging technologies to help the industry advance toward “net-zero” operations.

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Vertiv launches Enhanced Partner Programs

Critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions provider, Vertiv is introducing enhancements to its Vertiv Partner Program (VPP) and Vertiv Incentive Program (VIP), which focus on rewarding its network of expert distributors and resellers. The VPP and VIP are available to partners in select countries across Europe and the Middle East, including the UK and Ireland.

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Strong data centre industry growth

Uptime Institute’s 2022 Global Data Center Survey findings highlight the growing, industry-wide need to achieve meaningful efficiency gains, evolve sustainability reporting practices, prevent costly outages and more.

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Videos

Andrew Hollister, CISO at LogRhythm, discusses the findings of the company’s recent report, produced in association with Ponemon Institute – covering the current threat landscape, the need for clear communications between the CISO and the CEO/board level executives, and the importance of using a security framework to help build an optimised, end-to-end and resilient cybersecurity infrastructure.
Interview with Emely Patra, Regional VP and Head of EMEA Customer Success Strategy and Architecture, at MuleSoft. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Interview with Dr Kiri Addison, Threat Detection and Efficacy Product Manager, Mimecast. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Marc Garner, VP of Schneider Electric's Secure Power Division and Major Pursuits team in the UK and Ireland, covers Electricity 4.0, eConversion technology and the Schneider Electric Research Institute’s work, as part of a wide-ranging data centre sustainability discussion. Marc believes that a new way of thinking, and radical solutions, are the only way to meet Net Zero ambitions.

Expert Opinions

By Jennifer Lee, Chief Operating Officer at Intradiem.
By Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division and Major Pursuits Team, Schneider Electric, UK & Ireland.
By David Watkins, solutions director for VIRTUS Data Centres.
Open Source (OS) is big business. Originally seen as the rebel of the IT industry, today not only does it command the attention of individual developers and small communities of programmers, but also that of large, global companies, organisations which now realise that it makes business sense to embrace this approach.