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Siemens to supply data center of Amazon Web Services with clean energy

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Siemens to supply data center of Amazon Web Services with clean energy

Siemens will supply 65 wind turbines and 67 transformers for the Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge). The customer for this onshore project in Indiana is Pattern Energy. With a capacity of 150 megawatts, the wind power plant will provide Amazon Web Services’ data center with eco-friendly electricity. Installation is scheduled to begin in July. Commissioning […]

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$20 Billion: What Microsoft Wants To Earn From Cloud Business In Fiscal Year 2018

| May 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Microsoft aims to achieve an annual revenue amount of $20 billion from its cloud-computing business in fiscal year 2018. This means it should be able to triple its cloud revenue over a three-year period. Source: $20 Billion: What Microsoft Wants To Earn From Cloud Business In Fiscal Year 2018 : BIZ TECH : Tech Times

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Apple to fund 6 Irish RE projects, power Galway data center

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Apple plans to directly fund six Irish renewable energy projects and use the electricity they generate to power its proposed data center in Galway. Source: GreentechLead | Apple to fund 6 Irish RE projects, power Galway data center

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Green House Data Joins EPA Top 30 Tech & Telecom List of Green Power Users

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Green House Data, a US provider of cloud hosting, colocation and managed data centre services, said it has edged into the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 30 Tech and Telecom list of the largest green power users. The company reached 29th position by retiring 8 million kilowatt-hours of green power annually Company supports the development […]

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Why a Modern Data Center is the Key to Unlocking Your IT Potential

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Why a Modern Data Center is the Key to Unlocking Your IT Potential

Modernizing data center technologies can help agencies take advantage of cloud computing, mobility and Big Data. Source: Why a Modern Data Center is the Key to Unlocking Your IT Potential | StateTech Magazine

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Rackspace’s new UK data centre aims to combine efficiency with environmental change – Cloud Tech News

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rackspace has officially launched its new UK data centre in West Crawley, cutting the ribbon in front of local dignitaries, partners and a smattering of hacks. Source: Rackspace’s new UK data centre aims to combine efficiency with environmental change – Cloud Tech News

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Orange’s new Normandy data centre saves enough energy to power small town with 30k people

| October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Orange’s new Normandy data centre saves enough energy to power small town with 30k people

France Telecom’s Orange Business Services has launched a new data centre in Normandy that it says saves enough energy to power a small town with 30,000 people. The new 16,000 sq metre site in Val-de-Reuil, France – total computer room space is 5,000 sq m, takes advantage of the region’s cool whether conditions for free […]

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Cisco completes acquisition of JouleX

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cisco  announced it has brought privately-held JouleX, a provider of enterprise IT energy management solutions for network-attached and data centre assets. According to Cisco, JouleX complements its existing services portfolio by using the capabilities of the network to gain visibility into and control energy usage across global IT environments. JouleX’s energy management solution, together with […]

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Climate Action moves into Verne Global’s carbon neutral facility

| June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Verne Global announced that Climate Action is now hosting its email systems at Verne Global’s renewable-powered data center in Iceland. Climate Action is a sustainable development organisation working in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – the world’s foremost body on environmental protection and stewardship.  Climate Action establishes and builds partnerships between business, […]

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Facebook offers real-time PUE readings for two DCs

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ever since data centre energy efficiency made headlines for the amount of power they consumed, and the amount of carbon emissions they generated, major content providers like Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, and many others have stepped up their efforts to be more transparent when it comes to the environmental profile of their data centre infrastructure. […]

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