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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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Wireless networks cast huge shadow on cloud energy usage

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Wireless networks cast huge shadow on cloud energy usage

Originally published on Communications Day The industry’s focus on data centres as the main producers of carbon dioxide emissions in the ICT sector misses the point, according to a new white paper by the Centre for Energy Efficient Telecommunications at the University of Melbourne. According to ‘The Power of Wireless Cloud’ report, access networks and […]

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99% of the world not connected to the Internet – Cisco

| December 19, 2012 | 1 Comment
99% of the world not connected to the Internet – Cisco

Cisco has launched a new marketing campaign and corporate slogan that says 99% of the world is still not online. The new campaign is based on the concept of the Internet of Everything, where not just people, but things will be connected to the global network, allowing for a new generation of services. “It’s easy […]

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Flexenclosure expands to Central Asia

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Swedish power systems specialist for telecom infrastructure Flexenclosure has opened its four office this year, this time in Islamabad, Pakistan. According to the company, it has seen good traction in Africa and Asia for its eSite mobile site power management solution as well as its eCentre modular data centre solution. The new office in Islamabad, […]

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Huawei intros virtual desktop infrastructure in-a-box

| September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

One way to reduce energy consumption in the enterprise is to minimise the use of desktop PCs. And one way to do that is to deploy virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) that work on the cloud rather than storing and running applications and data from the cloud. That’s the kind of solutions that Huawei has brought […]

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IBM and Vodafone team up for smart homes

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Vodafone and IBM is together in the smart home business, demonstrating in Berlin last week a solution that allows for remote management of household appliances. The smart home showcase features IBM’s SmartCloud Service Delivery Platform, and Vodafone’s Global M2M Platform. According to the companies, M2M will enable appliances to feed data back to service providers […]

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