1. Articles in category: Carbon Footprint

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    1. Greenpeace Nitpicks Data Center Companies

      Greenpeace Nitpicks Data Center Companies

      Like so many aspects of industry, energy consumption is an increasingly politicized part of doing business—particularly in the case of data center operation and other IT functions. A recent Greenpeace report rags on a number of big names in the data center space, assigning each a series of “grades” on their energy policies. But although the environmental group has at least some laudable goals, it ignores the bigger energy picture.

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      Mentions: Apple Greenpeace
    2. The Promises, Politics, Challenges, and Cost Justification – Part 1

      The Promises, Politics, Challenges, and Cost Justification – Part 1

      The advent of DCIM as a term originated not long after The Green Grid introduced its now widely recognized Power Usage Effectiveness “PUE” metric in 2007. A substantial percentage of early DCIM offerings were primarily marketed as PUE dashboards in order to gain better acceptance and recognition of the drive to measure and improve energy efficiency in the data center facility.

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    3. Internal Carbon Fees Fund Data Center Energy Innovation at Microsoft

      Internal Carbon Fees Fund Data Center Energy Innovation at Microsoft

      When it committed to 100 percent carbon-neutral operations in 2012, Microsoft started the unusual practice of charging each of its internal departments fees for the amount of greenhouse-gas emissions they are responsible for. Today, three years later, the company claims that the strategy works.

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      Mentions: Microsoft Corp
    4. DoE Lab in California Sheds 26 Facilities, Rooms in Data Center Consolidation

      DoE Lab in California Sheds 26 Facilities, Rooms in Data Center Consolidation

      U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, in Livermore, California, has successfully closed 26 out of 60 data centers resulting in big annual savings. The average size of the data centers was 1,000 square feet. Lawrence Livermore defines a data center as a space of 500 square feet or greater.

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    5. Cloud adoption helps business IT go green

      Cloud adoption helps business IT go green

      Cloud computing is regularly touted as a way for businesses to reduce IT hardware costs and improve infrastructure efficiency and flexibility. However, the benefits to energy consumption and running a ‘green IT' operation are often overlooked when considering cloud adoption.

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    6. IBM Just Launched A Massive Cloud Offensive

      IBM Just Launched A Massive Cloud Offensive

      IBM has said that it will be pushing its cloud services to 40 cloud centres around the world, including 12 new locations that will service its ever-amassing roster of hybrid cloud customers. It was earlier this week when the deal between IBM and data centre provider Equinix surfaced, a deal which will push IBM’s cloud into 12 new locations supported by Equinix. 

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      Mentions: Netherlands IBM Dell
    7. Undertaking the Challenge to Reduce the Data Center Carbon Footprint

      Undertaking the Challenge to Reduce the Data Center Carbon Footprint

      Data centers have come under intense scrutiny from environmental groups because of their significant contribution to carbon emissions, writes Brian Lavallée of Ciena. However, there are multiple strategies and tactics that organizations can adopt in order to reduce their energy consumption. 

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    8. 5 Things You Need To Know About Tomorrow’s Data Centre Market

      5 Things You Need To Know About Tomorrow’s Data Centre Market

      Mordor Intelligence, a research and consulting firm, has released its reports on the data centre market over the next five years. It’s picked up on some interesting trends, including an explosion in green IT agendas due to environmental pressure on governments and a boom in colo data centres sparked by the rising cost of standalone environments. 

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    9. Europe’s Largest Battery-Storage Project Has Been Switched On In The UK

      Europe’s Largest Battery-Storage Project Has Been Switched On In The UK

      A battery-storage network has become operational in Bedfordshire, UK, which claims to be the largest of its kind in Europe. Opened by the Department for Energy and Climate Change minister Amber Rudd in Leighton Buzzard today, the automated 6MW/10MWh Smarter Network Storage (SNS) project will assess the role of energy storage in supporting the UK’s Carbon Plan. 

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      Mentions: Europe Intel Google
    10. IBM And Equinix To Sign Global Data Centre Deal

      IBM And Equinix To Sign Global Data Centre Deal

      IBM is expanding its cloud operations to 11 more data centres globally following a deal with data centre provider Equinix. The deal, which will be officially announced on Thursday, sees IBM’s cloud services funneled through new facilities in Mexico City, Tokyo, and Frankfurt, along with a further eight Equinix data centres.

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      Mentions: IBM LEED Watson
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