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Techbuyer’s Interact tool targets carbon reduction in ICT

Techbuyer has launched a spin-off software business focused on energy optimisation in the data centre. The data centre hardware supply group and ‘circular economy’ advocate says its new Interact tool provides operators ‘previously unseen’ energy optimisation recommendations to support the data centre industry’s carbon reduction agenda.


2021: The Year of the Sustainable Data Centre

Becoming a greener organisation: improving resource efficiency, and working to build a sustainable model for the future, is a critical factor in data centre strategy. Data centres are enormous consumers of resources, and demand for the computing power that data centres provide is growing at an astonishing rate.


The Data Centre in 2020 — Expert Roundup

Experts from across the data centre spectrum review a year unlike any other – and preview what they think lies ahead in 2021.d


Ban tech giants from deliberately shortening lifespan of devices, MPs say

Tech giants should be banned from intentionally shortening the lifespan of devices, in a bid to cut down on the 155,000 tonnes of waste electricals which end up in UK household bins every year, MPs have said.

Amazon and Apple are among the companies accused of “dodging their environmental responsibilities” and failing to help collect, recycle and repair old products in a report by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC).


Carbon reduction through IT energy optimisation

This month’s Net Zero Festival 2020 shows how interest is growing in the net zero economy 2050 target. The scale of the challenge is huge, but the pace of transition is accelerating, and more and more companies are starting to take it very seriously. Dean Boyle, CEO, EkkoSense, discusses the importance of optimising the performance of power and cooling across networks.