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Data centre survey highlights sustainability, outage and efficiency challenges

The results reveal gaps in sustainability tracking, fewer outages with more grave consequences, staffing and supply chain concerns, stalled efficiency gains, and more.

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ABB supports growth of Indonesian colocation market with IndoKeppel data centere project

ABB supports growth of Indonesian colocation market with IndoKeppel data center project

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Eaton advances grid-interactive data centres

Power management company Eaton is working with Microsoft to identify ways for data centers to monetize existing assets and integrate more renewable energy sources to help create a more sustainable and stable grid. The findings of this collaboration were published today in the joint white paper, Grid-interactive data centers: enabling decarbonization and system stability.

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EUDCA appoints new Chairman and Board of Directors

Following its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in June 2021, the European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) proudly announces the appointment of a new Board of Directors. Michael Winterson, Managing Director at Equinix Services Ltd has been elected Chair to guide the association at this important stage of its evolution.

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Becoming the world’s most sustainable data centre nation

“Norway has a unique foundation for becoming the world's most attractive data center nation. We have a surplus of renewable energy, low electricity prices, good digital infrastructure and a cool climate. The Government is now strengthening its commitment to a sustainable data center industry. This will create many new jobs in the regions and help develop new digital services throughout the country," says Minister of Regional Development and Digitalisation Linda Hofstad Helleland.

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Securing the hybrid data centre

Against the backdrop of the rise of the remote workforce and the growing prevalence of sophisticated attacks such as ransomware, zero day malware and supply chain attacks, CISOs have been forced to rethink their security architecture. Today, with the need for distributed applications to support their business and security needs, organisations are leveraging hybrid data centres and security architectures. By Ian Porteous, Regional Director, Security Engineering, UK&I at Check Point Software Technologies.

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Vantage focuses on Net Zero

Company joins major global businesses in setting aggressive climate agenda.

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Natural Gas Engines for Data Centres - Will gas replace diesel as a common primary or emergency power choice?

Meeting today’s data centre stand-by power operational requirements, Natural Gas (NG) generators are becoming cost competitive with diesel generators and maintain a better emission profile to help meet GHG abatement ambitions.

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New data centre shows Ark’s commitment to deliver zero carbon

Longcross Park is a significant step on the journey of dynamic continuous improvement enabling organisations to meet aggressive sustainability targets.

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Smart Buildings Show Opens its 2021 event for Registration

The UK’s cornerstone Smart Buildings Show returns for its largest event to-date. The free-to-attend conference and exhibition takes place at London’s iconic ExCel, on 6-7th October 2021, with more exhibitors and content than ever before. Covid-safe practices continue to be followed in line with venue and government guidelines, ensuring visitor safety.

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Renewable energy drives Norwegian market

The Norwegian leased data centre market is set to grow by nearly 100MW by 2024, according to a new report released by CBRE Data Centre Solutions Consulting.

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Kao transitions from diesel to HVO

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.

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ABB to deliver artificial intelligence modelling for data centre energy optimisation in Singapore

Pilot project with ST Telemedia Global Data Centres to map the potential of artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced analytics, with a target of at least 10 percent energy savings.

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A strong Arm when it comes to reducing data centre carbon footprint?

Bamboo’s new whitepaper crunches the numbers on x86 powered data centers vs those utilizing Arm servers.

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Why Energy Strategy is key to data centre growth

“Why energy strategy is key to data centre growth” is the new white paper from Enel X. In it, sector experts examine how data centres can cut emissions while supporting grid innovation.

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Interview with Deb Ashton, Founder of FinancialForce and now Senior Vice President of Strategic Customer Experience. 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 Laura Barrowcliff, Head of Strategy at GBG. 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.
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Expert Opinions

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