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YTL unveils development of solar-powered data center campus
Fri 22 Apr 2022
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YTL Power (YTL) has announced the development of a 500MW data center campus in Johor, the first data center park in Malaysia to be powered by solar energy.
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Out with the new, in with the old: AU consumers want longer-lasting products
Tue 18 Jan 2022
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The research shows that 70% of Australians have a positive affiliation with ‘extending life’ - in other words, extending the life of products and ‘things’ in the best possible way.
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The green future of the public cloud
Thu 1 Oct 2020
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An increasing reliance on cloud means more pressure on data centres to deliver. But, according to a new report from Accenture, if a greener approach is taken, migrations to the public cloud can reduce global carbon emissions by 59 million tonnes of CO2 per year.
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CyrusOne updates outlook for Frankfurt data centre
Tue 9 Jul 2019
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CyrusOne has revealed details about the first phase of its newest data centre, which is being constructed in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Akamai’s Texas data centers soon to be powered by wind
Tue 7 May 2019
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Akamai Technologies has announced it is increasing its commitment to the ‘green’ data center.
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Smarter cities through cross-border and G2G collaborations
Wed 24 Apr 2019
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"As countries race ahead in their bid to accelerate smart city development through industrialisation, the environment and ultimately humanity is paying the price for this phenomenon."
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Hyve’s new innovation trims power bills and employee fat
Mon 1 Apr 2019
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It’s in dark times like these with Brexit looming above that it’s great to see some reassurance with classic British innovation.
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Beyond renewables: Emerging technologies for “greening” the data centre
Sat 16 Mar 2019
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Park Place Technologies’ CEO shares his views on innovations aside from renewable energy that can slim a data centre’s footprint.
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CyrusOne switches London data centres to green energy
Thu 14 Mar 2019
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CyrusOne's two London data centres are now running on a 100% renewable energy tariff, with the third one on the way.
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Google makes its first ever renewable energy investment in Asia
Mon 28 Jan 2019
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This week Google announced that it is making a huge investment in renewable energy in Asia with a huge solar farm in Taiwan.
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The missing link in your disaster recovery strategy
Thu 7 Sep 2017
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Say the words “disaster recovery” and people will typically assume you're referring to data backup. This is important - but it doesn't go far enough.
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Schneider Electric greens the data center with new EcoBlade
Wed 16 Dec 2015
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Schneider Electric is going green with a smart, scalable energy storage solution to increase the use of renewable energy.
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Equinix wins for green innovation leadership
Mon 19 Oct 2015
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Equinix has been awarded Frost & Sullivan's 2015 Asia Pacific Data Center Green Innovation Leadership award for the second year in a row.
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How brother tackles recycling in NZ
Fri 12 Dec 2014
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Noticed those email taglines which ask you to consider the environment before printing? They make a good point, but it isn’t quite what you think.
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Travel is not a sustainable business model
Wed 11 Jul 2012
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Videoconferencing offers a good opportunity to go green, says Tim Fulton, LifeSize Communications ANZ managing director.
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Smart thinking; big gains
Wed 11 Jul 2012
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Addressing green IT in printing needs can provide opportunities for resellers says Hamish Alexander, Hewlett-Packard New Zealand country manager Imaging and Printing Group.
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Sustainability: Should CIOs still care?
Fri 25 May 2012
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We talk to three kiwi experts on Green IT and what it means today.
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Green IT 'still a low priority': IDC
Wed 7 Mar 2012
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Two years on from introduction of Emissions Trading Scheme, sustainability still only a 'spin-off' benefit.
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Going green
Wed 9 Nov 2011
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Running a sustainable business can be easy provided you get it right early on.
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Automated shut-downs a success
Tue 28 Jun 2011
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Kiwibank saves thousands by giving PCs evenings and weekends off.
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Green strategies for cool data centres
Sun 1 May 2011
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As power consumption and costs rise, energy costs have become a driving factor in data centre location and design decisions. Enter the savvy reseller, whose quality advice can set them apart from competitors...
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Data centres set to shrink by 40%
Fri 18 Mar 2011
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The traditional methods of data centre designs no longer work - here are Gartner's reasons why.
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Sustainability is more than office recycling
Sun 1 Aug 2010
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“Reducing your carbon footprint is something to focus on as businesses get to grips with the New Zealand Government’s new emissions trading scheme.”
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Greening of the network
Sun 1 Aug 2010
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The majority of us have a natural aspiration to look after the environment – the green conversation comes naturally to us.
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