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Is fibre optic cable more environmentally friendly than copper?

Let’s start by saying that in the near term, copper and fibre will continue to co-exist in the many electrical and communications applications they currently support. Read More

Continued cloud adoption could eliminate 1bn tonnes of CO2 by 2024

The world's ever-increasing reliance on energy-hungry data centres underpinning the cloud is the subject of much scrutiny and alarm. But analyst house IDC has checked this concern by quantifying the... Read More

NEC and NTT develop energy-saving cooling system using greener HFO refrigerant

Japan-based NEC and NTT Communications have developed an air cooling system which they claim slashes air conditioning power consumption in data centres. The energy-saving system is the first to use... Read More

Microsoft powers data centre servers with hydrogen fuel cells for 48 hours

Microsoft has continuously powered a row of data centre servers for 48 hours using hydrogen fuel cells, the tech giant announced Monday. Microsoft powered a row of data centre servers... Read More

Microsoft to ditch diesel backup power by 2030 to meet carbon negative commitment

Microsoft has detailed how it plans to meet its ambitious goal of becoming carbon negative by 2030. The pledge, made by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, President Brad Smith, and Chief... Read More

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