The data center industry can be a catalyst for action on climate change, advancing sustainability and adoption of renewable energy. Customers are demanding it, and the planet needs it. A Data Center Frontier Special Report series.
Data center water use has broad impacts. It affects the quality and availability of local water supplies, particularly when groundwater is involved. This special report series examines data center water usage amid historic droughts and wildfires in California and beyond.
The grid that provides most of the electrical power in the U.S. was designed in the 1890s. A Smart Grid that includes data center UPS units has the potential to be a win-win-win solution for all parties.
Miles Auvil, Vertical Market Leader, Data Centers, Edge and High Tech Industrial, Trane Commercial HVAC, highlights how focusing on water usage effectiveness for cooling solutions can ramp up sustainability.
Sustainability is now a top-of-mind issue in data center construction and management, as cloud computing and digital transformation fuel the world’s growing thirst for processing power. This new special report series explores the future of the sustainable data center and its impact on the industry.
As the data center industry continues to grow, QTS notes that “the data center industry has an escalating responsibility to implement forward-looking initiatives that conserve energy and water, and minimize waste.” A new report from QTS explores how to explore how sustainble data centers and the colocation industry can more us toward a greener future.
Rick Crutchley, Vice President and General Manager of Iron Mountain Data Centers North America explores how the industry can thrive in uncertain times.
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.