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The green future of the public cloud
Thu, 1st Oct 2020
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cloud services
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iaas
Cloud computing surge prompts eco-strategy to cut CO2 by 59m tonnes.
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CyrusOne updates outlook for Frankfurt data centre
Tue, 9th Jul 2019
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data centre maintenance / management
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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, 7th May 2019
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Akamai's Texas data centers to run on 'green' wind energy from Seymour Hills.
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Smarter cities through cross-border and G2G collaborations
Wed, 24th Apr 2019
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big data
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smart cities
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bi
Singapore Tops the List of Smart Cities but the Environmental Impact Remains a Concern, Warns Industry Expert.
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Hyve’s new innovation trims power bills and employee fat
Mon, 1st Apr 2019
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edge data centre
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power / energy
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, 16th Mar 2019
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colocation
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quantum computing
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, 14th Mar 2019
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colocation
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power / energy
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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, 28th Jan 2019
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colocation
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hyperscale
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, 7th Sep 2017
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cloud services
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dr
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eaton
Is New Zealand prepared for power outages? Recent events highlight the importance of a steady power supply for businesses.
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Schneider Electric greens the data center with new EcoBlade
Wed, 16th Dec 2015
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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schneider electric
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, 19th Oct 2015
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colocation
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data centre operators
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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, 12th Dec 2014
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brother
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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, 11th Jul 2012
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uc
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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, 11th Jul 2012
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hp
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Businesses embrace green IT, achieving cost savings and reducing their environmental footprint by optimising their printing and IT processes.
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Sustainability: Should CIOs still care?
Fri, 25th May 2012
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virtualisation
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it automation
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vmware
In a changing IT landscape, CIOs play a crucial role in steering their organizations towards genuine sustainability, not just Green IT.
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Green still a 'low priority'
Sun, 1st Apr 2012
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partner programmes
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productivity
The Emissions Trading Scheme is still not impacting green technology investment – more than two years after the scheme’s introduction – according to an IDC study.
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Green IT 'still a low priority': IDC
Wed, 7th Mar 2012
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Despite the ETS's introduction to promote green technology, IDC reports no uptick in sustainable tech investments in NZ.
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Going green
Wed, 9th Nov 2011
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banking
Turning your office green doesn't need to be a chore. Follow simple steps, switch to energy-efficient gadgets and recycle for substantial savings.
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Automated shut-downs a success
Tue, 28th Jun 2011
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kiwibank
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green it
Kiwibank's automated computer shut-downs are set to save thousands in power bills and cut 32 tonnes of carbon, marking a win for sustainability.
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Green strategies for cool data centres
Sun, 1st May 2011
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virtualisation
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colocation
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Revolutionising data centres: Implementing green strategies ensures energy efficiency and slashes costs, transforming IT consulting.
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Data centres set to shrink by 40%
Fri, 18th Mar 2011
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colocation
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gartner
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green it
Gartner predicts a 40% reduction in data centre size by 2018 due to smarter designs, green IT pressures, density optimisation, and cloud computing.
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Sustainability is more than office recycling
Sun, 1st Aug 2010
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climate change
Sustainability is not just about reducing carbon footprint, it's a financial strategy, says Julian Smith of MYOB New Zealand.
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The secret to overcoming objections
Sun, 1st Aug 2010
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nz
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green it
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recycling
The benefi ts of green IT can be easily explained to a customer.
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Greening of the network
Sun, 1st Aug 2010
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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green it
The majority of us have a natural aspiration to look after the environment – the green conversation comes naturally to us.