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Earth Day: Tech bigwigs share how they’re taking care of the planet
Execs from Commvault, Six Degrees, Puppet, Cradlepoint, and Skillsoft open their doors to reveals what they're doing to minimise environmental damage.
Apple now powered by 100% renewable energy - will suppliers follow suit?
The company also announced that nine additional manufacturing partners have committed to power all of their Apple production with 100% clean energy.
Swedish data centre uses waste heat to warm thousands of homes
Digiplex has signed an agreement with a heating and cooling supplier to use the waste heat from its Stockholm data centre to heat thousands of homes.
Exclusive interview: SAS, data analytics and the politics of energy
"What the industry has to do now is go and inspire the next generation with the big problems, and tell them to clean it up."
Renewable’s rise: Report reveals countries with most wind power
2017 saw installed wind energy capacity surging around the world with huge investment - nations experienced up to 50 percent growth.
HIVE makes acquisition to harness prime data centre real estate
HIVE is set to snap up Kolos Norway with the intention to build a major new data centre in Norway run on 100 percent renewable energy.
Data center giants team up to tackle Australia's steep energy prices
“Given the sharp incline of energy prices, organisations need to clear [market] barriers and act quickly.”
Google’s new investment in Dutch data centre brings total to €1.5b
Google is investing a further €500m into its Dutch data centre that ran on 100% renewable energy from day 1 to further expand the facility.
Microsoft pushes India towards climate change goals with new solar energy deal
“Investing in local solar energy to help power our new Bangalore office building is good for Microsoft, good for India and good for the environment."
Traditional data centres won’t cut it for future energy consumption
Policy Connect's report has revealed there are grim concerns that the demand for data and digital service will exceed energy efficiency gains.
REVEALED: The top data centre hotspots for business in UK
Bidwells has released a report that delves into the UK data centre market, the hot locations and whether data centres should go rural or city.
Google ups EU investment to EUR 1b with new Belgium data centre and solar plant
Google has announced plans to continue its large investment in Europe with new data centre infrastructure planned for Belgium.
Digital Realty bolsters renewable energy initiatives
Digital Realty continues its focus on renewable energy for its data centers.
Launch of large-scale colocation data centre in Amsterdam just the beginning
After purchasing its domain name for more than $500,000 Datacenter.com has begun its roll-out of large-scale colocation data centres around the world.
Itatel launches environmentally friendly data centre in Italy
Itatel has designed and deployed a new green data centre at the University of Pisa – one of Italy’s oldest universities.
PHOTO GALLERY: Hundreds gather at Datacloud Nordic 2017
People from all over Europe convened at the recent data centre conference to gain access to the invaluable insights shared throughout the day.
Firms save $10m a year by placing data centre in Nordics versus the UK
DigiPlex's CEO shared the opportunities that the Nordics hold at the Datacloud Nordic event - Amazon, Apple and Google are already taking advantage.
Datacloud Nordic 2017 - Norway's state sec says they're ready for the future
Norway's state sec opened the event, reporting the govt knows if it provides good framework conditions, data centres will do great things for society.
ENGIE and Schneider Electric achieve huge milestone together
The two tech giants joined forces to construct Southeast Asia’s largest multifluid renewable energy microgrid on Semekau Island.
Australian renewable energy gets a $7m boost
“The inherent inefficiencies within the energy sector in Australia makes it ripe for disruption."
London data centre one of UK’s first to switch to 100% green energy
Netwise Hosting is leading the charge after making the switch to true 100 percent renewable energy at its fast-filling London Central data.
Microsoft buys all power from Irish wind farm for 15 years to power cloud
Microsoft is buying every single kilowatt of energy that is produced from GE’s new 37 megawatt wind farm in Ireland to support growing cloud demand.
Nordic data centre investment tops US$3b in last 12-18 months alone
New findings have revealed the data centre market in the Nordic region appears to be steaming ahead, with its perfect conditions driving investment.
Small town in Norway to host world’s largest data centre – for now
In terms of sheer size, the plans reveal the centre to be a behemoth at four storeys and 600 square metres, drawing on 1,000MW of power.