The data center industry is accelerating its embrace of sustainability, as enterprise customers push for more renewable energy. The top 4 hyperscale operators procured 3.76 gigawatts of renewable energy in 2019.
Phill Lawson-Shanks, CIO and Sustainability Committee Chair at Aligned Energy hones in on sustainable data centers, and what a “new breed” of data centers focused on energy efficiency will look like.
A new focus on sustainability, efficiency and waste reduction opens up a wealth of opportunities to save money and use reusability to make key decisions around future data center designs, operations and processes. Download the full report, “Flexibility and Sustainability for the Dynamic Data Center,” courtesy of Server Technology, to learn more about the roles that flexibility and reusability will play going forward in making decisions around engineering future data center designs.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry column, Marc Cram, Director of Sales for Server Technology, discusses how PDUs and advancements in the PDU market is helping address the need for reusability and sustainability in the data center.
In this edition of Voices of the Industry, Aaron Binkley, senior director of sustainability at Digital Realty, explores how data center providers are capturing sustainability gains by switching to clean energy and renewable power.
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.