Energy efficiency in data centers

Energy efficiency in Data Centers (DCs) is nowadays a major challenge because of its economic and environmental impact. The numbers regarding DC power consumption are outstanding: They are responsible for about 1.3% of worldwide energy production In USA alone, they consume more than 80 mill MWh/year, which means the consumption of 1,5 […]

Uptime's bid to stamp on Tier abuse could backfire by Peter Judge

Last week we looked at some disagreement over testing equipment. This week, there’s controversy over certifying buildings. The Uptime Institue has been the source for reliability branding for facilities, with its Tier certificates, which assess the measures a data center has taken to ensure it will keep on working. Uptime […]

Presentation at IEEE CLOUD 2015

Last June, Ignacio Aransay traveled to New York (USA) to present our latest work on energy efficiency in Cloud computing and Trust-and-Reputation Systems in the international conference IEEE CLOUD 2015. The increasing success of Cloud Computing applications and online services has contributed to the unsustainability of data center facilities in […]

New Technologies And Strategies To Enhance Data Center Efficiency

As the most progressive data center in the Rocky Mountain region, and a leader in our industry, Fortrust saw an opportunity to provide an outstanding example of how a data center should operate and contribute to a sustainable environment. Together as an organization, it created the “Fortrust Sustainability (Green) Initiative” […]

Presentation at SEB 2014

From next 25th to 27th of June 2014 Patricia Arroba is going to attend as speaker to the Sustainability in Energy and Buildings in Cardiff (Wales, UK). SEB-14 is the Sixth International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings will take place in the vibrant city of Cardiff, organised by the […]