Can data centres make the world a greener place?
April 17th, 2014 Blog, Cloud Platform, Data Centre, Future, Internet
Tagged in — Cloud, Data Centre, eco, environment, Facebook, Future, Google, Greenpeace
With Google, Facebook and Apple all earning high marks from Greenpeace over the renewable energy credentials of their data centres, we ask what this means for the rest of the industry? Can data centres lead a worldwide shift to greener energy sources? A new report from environmental organisation Greenpeace has praised companies like Google and
Facebook building new ‘flat-pack data centre’
March 17th, 2014 Blog, News
Tagged in — Data Centre, Facebook, Future, Ikea
Facebook is building a new data centre in Sweden, which takes its inspiration from IKEA style flat pack furniture. The Luleå 2 data centre is being constructed in the Swedish town of Luleå, alongside Facebook’s pre-existing data centre there. Using what the company calls its Rapid Deployment Data Centre (RDDC) concept, the centre will be built