1. Articles in category: Carbon Footprint

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    1. 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
    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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
    5. 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
    6. IBM Touts Data Centre Carbon Reduction

      IBM Touts Data Centre Carbon Reduction

      IBM has touted the ability to save million of dollars in power costs after it utilised a solar farm to reduce the carbon footprint of one of its data centres in India. The development comes as Big Blue rolls out a $1 billion (£610m) global data centre expansion program, to deal with the growing demand for cloud services.

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      Mentions: Europe Google IBM
    7. Amazon and Google Change Places on Going Green

      Amazon and Google Change Places on Going Green

      It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. One technology giant on the forefront of renewable energy implementation has come out on why it rolled back its research and development while another, which has been largely inactive on the sustainability front, has just announced a new goal of achieving 100 percent renewable energy use.

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    8. Amazon makes long-term renewable energy pledge

      Amazon makes long-term renewable energy pledge

      Amazon has pledged to achieve 100% renewable energy usage, after criticism from Greenpeace for being 'stuck in a dirty energy past'. This week, Amazon - on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) website - has stated a 'long-term commitment to achieve 100% renewable energy usage for [its] global infrastructure footprint,' following a Greenpeace April report which ranked Amazon as one of the poorest performing data centre operators.

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    9. Google Eemshaven Data Centre Powered By Dutch Windmills

      Google Eemshaven Data Centre Powered By Dutch Windmills

      Google has selected a next generation Dutch windmill (or wind turbine) farm to provide the power for a data centre currently under construction in north Holland. Google signed the deal to power its Eemshaven data centre with 100 percent renewable energy after reaching an agreement with the Dutch power company Eneco. 

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    10. Hydro66 goes ultra green at the Node Pole

      Hydro66 goes ultra green at the Node Pole

      With an annual mean temperature under 30 degrees Fahrenheit, the Node Pole area of Sweden, near the Arctic Circle, is becoming a hotbed of datacenter activity. Hydro66 is breaking ground on an 85,000 sq ft datacenter in the town of Boden, near Luleå, which became a high profile location when Facebook invested $1 billion to build a datacenter there.

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      Mentions: Europe Facebook
    11. It's Not So Complicated--Facebook And Sustainability

      It's Not So Complicated--Facebook And Sustainability

      Over recent years Greenpeace in particular has taken a strong lead in informing the public about the environmental impacts of the burgeoning data center industry. As we do more and more on mobile devices, and in the cloud, there is a corresponding increase in the need for massive data centers, those huge, gray, faceless buildings that always look mysterious from the outside, but purr from the buzz of millions of servers inside.

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      Mentions: Greenpeace Facebook
    12. Geothermal Gold: Why Bitcoin Mines are Moving to Iceland

      Geothermal Gold: Why Bitcoin Mines are Moving to Iceland

      In a small industrial park on a south-westerly lava plain peninsula of Iceland, a steadily expanding server farm is pumping out plumes of steam - and millions of dollars worth of bitcoin. Within the warehouse structure are clinically clean, bright white corridors containing rack after rack of servers storing data and providing processing power for everything from car manufacturers to Hollywood special effects firms.

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    13. Verne Signs Effects Firm With “Gravity” Credits for Iceland Data Center

      Verne Signs Effects Firm With “Gravity” Credits for Iceland Data Center

      RVX, a visual effects rendering company, is using Verne Global in Iceland for its data-intensive work. RVX took part in effects work for the Oscar-winning film “Gravity” and will use the Verne data center campus for some of Hollywood’s highest-profile film projects, such as “Everest,” set to be released in 2015.

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    14. Redefining the Green Data Center

      Redefining the Green Data Center

      n today's digital world, customers expect instant access to a wide range of information with a click or tap. From downloading movies and music, checking bank and credit card balances, sending email attachments, online shopping, reading digital newspapers or magazines and posting on social media sites, an astounding amount of data is used every day. Data centers are the backbone of this explosion of digital information, but often, they don't match the efficiency or environment friendliness under which the information industry is perceived to operate.

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    15. Salesforce.com heads to France with 100% green data center as part of

      Salesforce.com heads to France with 100% green data center as part of

      Salesforce.com Inc. has revealed plans to open a data center in France as part of an expansion plan that will see the launch of three European facilties by the end of 2015. The move comes as the growing number of enterprise workloads shifting to the public cloud forces CIOs to be more mindful of the legal dimension of information management, a complex topic that becomes much easier to address when everything is kept within an organization’s home jurisdiction.

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    16. Google's green credentials boosted with giant solar project

      Google's green credentials boosted with giant solar project

      Google has announced it is putting forward $145m to fund a new 82MW solar power plant in California, marking the IT giant's 17th investment in renewable energy projects since 2010. Related articles Google agrees green energy supply deal for US data centre Google expands renewable energy portfolio with $80m solar investment Video Shell unveils world's first football pitch to be powered by players' footsteps Obama to unveil historic climate change plan to cut US carbon pollution Coal's share of energy market at highest level since 1970 

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    17. Project Files: Meeting Modular Data Center Demand

      Project Files: Meeting Modular Data Center Demand

      Objective: To meet the increasing demand on its data center applications, Vodacom required a solution that would allow it to quickly roll out additional facilities without the time, high cost, logistical barriers associated with new builds, or constraints of retrofitting facilities in existing buildings. Vodacom was also keen to maximize energy savings.

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    18. Inside the Huge Solar Farm That Powers Apple's iCloud

      Inside the Huge Solar Farm That Powers Apple's iCloud

      The skies are threatening to pour on the Apple solar farm, but as the woman in charge of the company’s environmental initiatives points out: The panels are still putting out some power. Apple is still greening its act. The company, which once drew fire from campaigners for working conditions in China and heavy reliance on fossil fuels, is now leading other technology companies in controlling its own power supply and expanding its use of renewable energy.

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