Data center providers Switch and Equinix have received a 2019 Green Power Leadership Award from the EPA, along with hyperscale operators Google and Microsoft and chipmaker Intel.
For many of today’s cutting-edge and hyper competitive enterprises, environmental stewardship and sustainability are becoming key to their business strategies. And nowhere is this more true than in the data center. A new Digital Realty white paper takes a deep look at clean energy, how to acquire it and how to craft your data center sustainability strategy.
So how can your organization move towards more sustainable practices? While there are many ways to reduce carbon footprint and energy usage, one of the most impactful strategies is to source renewable energy in your data centers. Read this white paper from Digital Realty for a deep look at clean energy, how to acquire it and what to look for in your data center strategy.
Facebook will use heat energy from servers in its data center in Denmark to warm up to 6,900 nearby homes through a district heating system.
Despite the Trump administration’s decision, the data center industry is continuing to lead the shift to renewable energy to power the Internet economy.
Adam Kramer, Switch’s Executive Vice President of Strategy, explores what it really means for a data center to be green. He also makes a call to data center providers and large enterprise users to make sure they are striving to powering their data center on 100% renewable power.
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.
As demand for the modern data center increases and as the digital revolution continues, learn how the leading data center operators are finding that clean power is becoming price-competitive with utility-sourced power in many markets.
As of January 1, the Switch SUPERNAP data centers and their more than 1,000 colocation and cloud computing customers are fully powered by renewable energy from NV Energy,
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.