1. Articles in category: Carbon Footprint

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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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
    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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
    7. 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
    8. 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
    9. 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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    10. 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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    11. 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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    12. 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
    13. 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
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