Enterprise customers are asking for more renewable energy for their IT footprint. What’s the best way for service providers to provide it? Our roundtable of data center experts provides their take.
Switch has emerged as a leader in the data center industry’s effort to power its operations with renewable energy, according to Greenpeace, which gave the Las Vegas-based company top marks in its Clicking Clean report for 2017.
Our Executive Roundtable discusses at the data center industry’s progress on using renewable energy, the economics of procuring green power, and the renewable options that offer the most potential going forward.
From underwater data centers to DIY infrastructure, Aaron Binkley, Digital Realty’s Director of Sustainability, highlights several innovations in renewable energy that are showing up in green data centers.
The use of Bloom Energy Server fuel cells powered by biogas at an Equinix Silicon Valley data center is a symbol of a much larger vision for an Internet powered by sustainable energy. For Equinix, 2015 has been a year of huge strides on the sustainability front.
There’s a popular myth that the rise of the cloud means the death of the data center. This is entirely backwards. The shift to cloud computing will accelerate the construction of massive data centers and high-speed networks.