Tags #Sustainability

Tag: #Sustainability

Digital thread links Meeting of the Minds 2016

“The technology is there,” observed conference founder Gordon Feller, framing a question for panelists at Meeting of the Minds 2016, this year’s installment of...

Positioning colo in a cloudy future

A carrot and the stick are accelerating the migration of business servers from on-premise to provider facilities. Driven by high CAPEX and OPEX costs...

Hydro delivers a DC power boost

La belle province is the new darling of the Canadian data centre industry. Driven by growing appetite for data centre services associated with the...

Feeding the output machines

One thing that's kept inkjet printers out of the enterprise is the simple issue of ink. It's expensive, it's a pain in the neck...

Microgrids: integration for power cost and control

Context: microgrid and data center synergies Autonomous energy networks that integrate distributed power resources, matching this with local energy loads to service localized demand, microgrids...

CenturyLink builds in central Washington

CenturyLink is on the move again, this time into central Washington with this month’s announcement of a new data centre at Moses Lake. Designed...

Adapting renewable energy to the data centre

Context: do renewables have a place in the data centre environment? Interest in renewables is driven by two key requirements: environmental sustainability and energy savings....

Life in ‘interesting’ times

The following article, developed by Michael O’Neil and Mary Allen, first appeared in April/May 2015 edition of Claims Canada magazine. While most of us seek...

DCIM: An ‘Operating System’ for the Data Center

Context: the evolution of DCIM scope Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is a powerful management solution with a complex provenance. Rooted in building automation, computer-based...

451 Research: Uptime Institute finds datacenters still differentiated by vision, design...

InsightaaS: In the spirit of the Uptime Institute’s founding raison d’etre – the sharing of best practice in data centre design, technology and operation,...

Apto’s reuse, recycle business is booming

‘Apto’ is Latin for “to adapt, to adjust, to accommodate”: it is also the name of an emerging company in the ITAD space. For...

McKinsey: Sustainability's strategic worth – Global Survey results

InsightaaS: McKinsey & Co. is a world-leading management consulting firm, known for advising senior management within the world’s largest enterprises. Its website is a...

MIT Technology Review: Energy Demands of Networked Devices Skyrocket

InsightaaS: Sometimes, we get so lost in individual trends that it comes as a shock when someone connects them. Many people will probably have...

Procurement Leaders: Procurement In 2025 – Sustainability

InsightaaS: Procurement Leaders is a membership network "serving senior procurement and supply chain executives from major worldwide corporations, providing independent procurement intelligence, professional development...

NYT: Putting a Price Tag on Nature's Defenses

InsightaaS: Regular readers will recognize that Sunday's are a bit different at Across the Net: we tend to feature a post with an environmental...

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