1. Articles in category: Carbon Footprint

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    1. IT Leaders Pursue Data Center Innovation to Beat the Heat

      IT Leaders Pursue Data Center Innovation to Beat the Heat

      The perennial data center quest to beat the heat has sparked a wave of innovation in enterprise computing. Densely packed computing facilities produce a lot of heat. Getting rid of it is a must for boosting the reliability of computing and communications gear. The trick is keeping things cool without running up utility bills and expanding the carbon footprint.

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    2. Can an eco-friendly colo data center really save you some green?

      Can an eco-friendly colo data center really save you some green?

      Whether it's to save money or save the planet, many companies want greener IT operations. When you outsource equipment and operations to a colocation provider, the electricity bill lands in someone else's inbox. How do you know the colo data center is truly "green?"

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    3. Will outside air cause a new set of problems for critical facilities?

      Will outside air cause a new set of problems for critical facilities?

      With recent energy prices increasing by up to 12% and future rises expected, and ongoing business sustainability peer pressure, the impetus to reduce data center energy costs along with CO2 emissions has never been greater. Introducing free cooling is becoming more popular, reducing the power demand from the air conditioning plant, and thus reducing operational costs and the data center’s carbon footprint, however, there are vital caveats to consider.

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    4. Verne Global supports continued growth with UK hire

      Verne Global supports continued growth with UK hire

      KEFLAVIK, Iceland, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verne Global, the environmentally smart data centre developer, has today announced the appointment of Mike Hills as director of business development for the UK. Hills, who will be based at the company's global headquarters in London, will support Verne Global's rapid growth in the UK market and joins from euNetworks where he held the position of director of channel & strategic alliances.

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    5. How to Cut Cloud Computing’s Carbon Emissions

      How to Cut Cloud Computing’s Carbon Emissions

      A group of algorithms developed by computer scientists at Trinity College Dublin and IBM Research Dublin can help reduce the carbon cost of cloud computing, IEEE Spectrum reports. Using the new algorithms, collectively called Stratus, the scientists were able to model a worldwide network of connected data centers and predict how to keep carbon emissions […]

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    6. Exploring Microsoft's Carbon Price and Its 5 Steps to Carbon Neutrality

      Exploring Microsoft's Carbon Price and Its 5 Steps to Carbon Neutrality

      The number of companies taking tangible steps to prepare for and prosper in a lower-carbon economy is growing -- even absent a national carbon tax or cap-and-trade regime. Their actions speak much louder .... To help ensure access to power for its large data center servers near San Antonio, Microsoft purchased RECs in signing a 20-year wholesale power agreement to for electricity from a 110 megawatt wind farm near Fort Worth – the Keechi Wind Project – set to open in 2015.

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    7. Nordics push to become European datacentre hub

      Nordics push to become European datacentre hub

      Big beasts are colonising the wilderness, it seems. From Google to Facebook to Microsoft, a growing number of companies are investing in datacentres in the Nordic countries, wooed by low energy costs and free cooling. A trade delegation from Sweden outlined the benefits of Nordic datacentres to global enterprise infrastructure professionals at the recent 7x24 Exchange conference in Texas. But is the region really set to become a strategic European hub for data traffic?

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    8. How to Measure and Control Enterprise Cloud CO2 Emissions

      An Open Data Center Alliance whitepaper published yesterday outlines how ODCA members BMW, Datapipe and Verne Global used the ODCA Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency Usage Model to track, evaluate and manage enterprise cloud CO2 emissions across the entire cloud ecosystem. The proof-of-concept paper details testing scenarios, results and benefits achieved by measuring the carbon […]

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    9. Open Data Center Alliance Demonstrates How Organizations Can Measure and

      Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA), the global organization where members work together to advance enterprise cloud solutions and services that are interoperable, secure and free of vendor lock-in, today announced the release of a new PoC (proof of concept) paper designed to test and validate the concepts outlined in the ODCA Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency Usage Model. The PoC is based on a study conducted with ODCA members from BMW, Datapipe and Verne Global to demonstrate how organizations from across the cloud ecosystem can use ODCA's Carbon Footprint and Energy Usage Model today to compare, measure and ultimately optimize enterprise cloud CO2 emissions. 

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    10. ODCA publishes cloud carbon emission study

      ODCA publishes cloud carbon emission study

      The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) has outlined how organisations can use proof of concept (PoC) techniques to cut carbon emissions from the data centres that run their cloud services. The concepts have been put forward in its ODCA Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency Usage Model report, which is based on a study conducted with Alliance members including BMW, Datapipe and Verne Global.

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    11. Push This Button to Serve Web Pages With Clean Electricity

      Push This Button to Serve Web Pages With Clean Electricity

      IBM has patented a way to cut the carbon emissions of cloud computing. By some estimates data centers now consume more than two percent of the United States’ electricity, and tech giants like Apple, Google and Microsoft have spent hundreds of millions of dollars greening up their operations by buying renewable energy as the economy increasingly moves into the cloud.

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    12. Verne Global's Lisa Rhodes Honored With Gold Stevie® for Women in Business

      Verne Global, an innovative, UK-based developer of energy efficient data center campuses, today announced that Lisa Rhodes, Vice President of Market Development, has been recognized with a Gold Stevie® in the Maverick of the Year category for the Women in Business Awards. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world's premier business awards. 

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