Spending by large UK firms on energy, environmental and sustainability initiatives is set to grow 16% a year to reach £6.8 billion by 2015, say independent analysts Verdantix. Even this year, Verdantix predicts that overall spending will increase 12% – twenty times faster than the growth predicted for the UK economy as a whole.
Entra Property plans to build one of the most safe, environmentally friendly and energy-and cost-efficient data centres in Norway. The data centre is to be developed in collaboration with Hewlett-Packard Norway. The Greenfield Data Center located in the Fet municipality in Akershus,.
Vantage Data Centers, the leading pure-play wholesale data centre developer, announced today that its second Santa Clara data centre (V2) is delivering an industry leading Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) of 1.12, making it one of the world's most energy-efficient data centres.
A new European Commission-funded project aims to tackle the energy-efficiency implications of increasing investment in new data centres. The CoolEmAll programme will take a holistic approach to improving data centre energy efficiency covering not just the role of IT hardware and facilities equipment but also the applications they ultimately support. The project will deliver and enhance two key tools (monitoring software and a prototype server design) to help data centres monitor and manage their energy consumption.
Datacentres 2012, Europe’s premier content driven event for end users, telcos, datacenter operators, cloud players, energy specialists, solutions providers and companies engaged in the sector, has launched with the global specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric, as Patron of the event.
CyrusOne, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell and preeminent enterprise data centre colocation solutions provider, has completed the expansion of its LEED Silver certified Houston data centre. Built adjacent and contiguous to the existing Houston centre, the new building adds 30,000 sq ft and seven megawatts of power.