Latest PUE publications

Data centres are failing to keep up with energy efficiency goals

Green gains suffer unwelcome slump and staffing shortage reaches critical level Data centre research specialist Uptime Institute has released its ninth annual data centre survey, revealing the latest practices and trends driving mission-critical infrastructure. In last year’s survey Uptime found that data centre operators were making progress in their efforts to cut energy waste, finding… Read More

Reusing waste energy is the data centre’s hot topic
John Bensalhia finds out about the data centre's innovative plan for sustainability from Green IT Amsterdam project manager Vasiliki Georgiadou As the world revolves around us, sustainability is an important watchword in maintaining a healthy, cleaner lifestyle. What we eat, what we drive, what we wear... and perhaps most crucially now, how technology - and... Read More

Why corporate responsibility needs to extend to the data centre

Roel Castelein of The Green Grid speaks to The Stack about the organisation’s mission to develop an industry-wide green conscience… Companies around the world are increasingly placing digitalisation at the heart of their business models, and while this growing demand requires phenomenal amounts of data and energy consumption, there is little concern for its impact… Read More

Microsoft’s Paul Slater on the future of the data centre

As the lead architect at Microsoft’s Modern Data Centre Initiative, Paul Slater has a comprehensive view of current issues and trends in the data centre environment.  Slater is also an accomplished IT journalist and the author of over 30 white papers – in addition to a formidable output of books on subjects including IT Security,… Read More

NGD becomes first operator in the world to achieve perfect PUE

Next Generation Data (NGD) has this week become the first data centre operator to offer its customers a power usage effectiveness (PUE) ratio of 1.0 – meeting Green Grid’s highest energy efficiency standard. Many industry experts claim that the rating is almost impossible to achieve – a reputation which will help boost the company’s position… Read More