Royal Joh. Ensched? has chosen to house its new virtualised server park for the IT & Consultancy division at LeaseWeb, a business hosting provider in the Netherlands. LeaseWeb houses its server park in the climate-neutral EvoSwitch data center, which complements Royal Joh. Ensched?'s 'green' policy. Royal Joh. Ensched? is a family company that was founded in 1703. It has printed Dutch bank notes since 1814, produces post stamps for 60 different countries and provides both traditional and advanced digital publishing solutions for its clients. For the division IT & Consultancy, Joh.
LeaseWeb (www.leaseweb.com), the largest corporate hosting provider in the Netherlands that counts Starbucks among its corporate clients, has identified a strong Carbon Neutral market demand. Last year, LeaseWeb put 500 racks into use at once in the new carrier-independent and Carbon Neutral Data Center EvoSwitch (www.evoswitch.com). There is a great deal of interest in Green Hosting, with 450 cabinets filled already.
Amey, one of the UK's leading support service partners has reduced its carbon footprint by implementing a green solution designed by Intercept. Intercept recognised that maximizing efficiency gains made by rolling out a new system requires careful design and planning. Accordingly, a wide range of diagnostic and analysis tools were applied. PlateSpin PowerRecon, for example, was used to provide further intelligence and forecasting on server metrics. Intercept then went on to install VMware ESX servers and virtualisation software across the network.