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Three reasons why open standards will be at the heart of energy transition
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Open standards are pivotal to the transition from fossil-based to renewable energy, ensuring compatibility, averting vendor lock-in, and ensuring flexibility.
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Keepit opens London HQ to bolster SaaS data protection in UK
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Keepit fortifies commitment to the UK, opening London-based headquarters and expanding local team, with industry veteran Jerry Mumford at the helm.
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GDS signs 21-year renewable energy agreement in Malaysia
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GDS, a leading data centre developer, signs a 21-year renewable energy agreement with Cenergi SEA Berhad, making it one of the first green power offtakers in Malaysia.
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NexGen Cloud rolls out Europe's first AI Supercloud
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NexGen Cloud, partnered with AQ Compute, plans to roll out Europe's first AI Supercloud from a novel, net-zero AI datacentre in Norway.
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AQ Compute's AI-ready data centre launches in Norway
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AQ Compute's first AI-ready colocation data centre is now operational in Hnefoss, Norway, driving decarbonisation in the IT sector.
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Eco-friendly technologies crucial to mitigate transportation emissions
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Australia grapples with a 22% increase in transportation emissions since 2005, spurring the Government to pledge over $100bn per annum to sustainable solutions.
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Global Switch gets go-ahead for London Docklands data centre expansion
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Global Switch's newest data centre, 'London South', will expand its London operation to one of Europe's largest purpose-built data centres, offering 40MW of IT capacity and innovative energy-efficient solutions.
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Equinix launches Australia's largest data centre solar system
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Global digital infrastructure firm Equinix has unveiled an extensive 1MW rooftop solar system, one of Australia's largest data centre solar deployments, in Melbourne.
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NTT plans data centre campus in Paris amidst global expansion
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NTT announces construction of its first data centre campus in Paris, rounding off its presence in Europe's top data market hubs as part of a $10bn expansion.
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DataVita bolsters Scottish AI hosting with high-performance tech
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Scotland's largest data centre provider, DataVita, ramps up its AI and high-performance computing hosting prowess with ground-breaking tech.
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Equinix expands renewable energy commitment with PPA
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Equinix extends its commitment to generating over 1GW of clean energy globally, by executing a new Power Purchase Agreement in Australia.
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Iris Energy to supply GPU cloud service to AI firm Poolside
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Prominent AI firm Poolside forms a significant partnership with renewable energy data centre provider Iris Energy to receive GPU cloud services, bolstering Iris Energy's burgeoning growth in this sector.
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Amazon & Vena Energy inaugurates Queensland's first solar farm
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Amazon and Vena Energy launch a 125MW solar farm in Queensland, the first Amazon renewable energy project in the state.
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Equinix signs first Asian Pacific renewable energy deal with TagEnergy
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Equinix signs its first-ever Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in the Asia-Pacific region with TagEnergy, marking a crucial step in expanding renewable energy.
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AirTrunk & ib vogt partner for Malaysian data centre renewable energy deal
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Asia Pacific data centre specialist AirTrunk partners with renewable energy developer ib vogt, inking Malaysia's first ever data centre renewable energy Virtual Power Purchase Agreement.
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Equinix Australia signs maiden Asia-Pacific renewable energy deal
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Equinix Australia signs its first Power Purchase Agreement in Asia-Pacific, purchasing 151MW of renewable energy from TagEnergy's Golden Plains Wind Farm in Victoria due by 2029.
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Why sustainability will make hybrid multicloud a business imperative
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With impending sustainability legislation and the rise of competition in the cloud computing market, hybrid multicloud solutions offer energy efficiency, resource sharing, and reduced risk, underpinning the business imperative for sustainability.
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Weka teams up with NexGen Cloud for AI Supercloud project
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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AI-native data platform firm Weka has joined forces with NexGen Cloud in an effort to enhance AI Supercloud and Hyperstack services.
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Singtel pioneers AI development initiative in Southeast Asia
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Singtel unveils initiative to boost AI development and ecological sustainability in Singapore and Southeast Asia, with plans for AI-ready, eco-friendly data centres expansion.
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Investment bank predicts 2024’s most influential climate tech trends
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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Following a drop in funding, 2024 sees a predicted resurgence in climate tech trends, with clean energy, hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, and alternative proteins earmarked for significant investment growth.
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Google, Danfoss partner for AI & energy-efficient data centres
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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Google and Danfoss join forces to enhance energy efficiency in data centres through AI and sustainable cooling systems.
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AtNorth's sustainability efforts earn award nominations
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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Nordic AI service provider, atNorth, starts 2024 with Sustainability in Tech Award nods, recognising its sustainable efforts in data centre solutions and circular economy practices.
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Alioth partners with Alibaba.com to boost European SMEs' global reach
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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London-based consultancy, Alioth, has partnered with Alibaba.com to expand small and medium-sized European businesses' global footprints, leveraging online B2B marketplaces.
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PowerStack and ISCS team up in Australian solar power deal
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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PowerStack, the Australian solar innovator, partners with ISCS, a leading security technology provider, to expand distribution of its unique, vertical solar power poles nationwide.