The UPS As Critical Infrastructure: Powering AI-Driven Futures

Credit to Author: Aparna Prabhakar| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 17:00:00 +0000

Imagine a scenario where millions of dollars disappear not due to a bank heist, but because of a single keystroke that cripples a vast hyperscaler cloud. This isn’t science fiction; it happened in 2017 when a small typo caused a domino effect, disrupting their services. When our vast…

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The Rise of BESS: Powering the Future of Data Centers

Credit to Author: Patrick Donovan| Date: Wed, 01 May 2024 12:00:00 +0000

The data center industry has fast become an engine for growth and creativity across industries, powering a massive AI scale-up. Yet, the same data center growth engine faces a new energy landscape that can inhibit it. Driven by this data economy, data center operators desire…

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Resolutions, Yoga and Green IT: The Top 5 Pitfalls of Sustainability

Credit to Author: Kevin Brown| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0000

Every time I attend an IT industry event, it seems like everyone wants to chat about Green IT and sustainability. They’re eager, sometimes even excited, to get their company on the right path immediately. But they have no idea how to start. It reminds me…

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Pitching Efficiency: From the Ballpark to the Server Rack – The Moneyball Analogy for Data Center Mastery

Credit to Author: Matt Bailey| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2024 15:58:00 +0000

In 2003, Michael Lewis unveiled Moneyball to the world —a book explaining the strategy used by savvy Major League Baseball teams to shift from traditional scouting to a more analytical approach for assembling a competitive team. As a zealous basketball fan and college student then,…

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When innovative tech meets highly engaged employees: Green IT initiatives for IMPACT

Credit to Author: Elizabeth Hackenson| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 13:35:10 +0000

Measuring and optimizing the environmental footprint of business IT systems is more important than ever due to the tremendous acceleration of digitization we’ve witnessed in recent years.  At Schneider Electric, we’ve created a holistic Green IT program consisting of four pillars that aim to assess,…

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Scope out your Emissions: A Simple Tool to Assess your Building’s Electricity Impact

Credit to Author: Wendy Torell| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2024 13:00:00 +0000

We need power to keep the lights on – to keep our businesses and our lives humming. We also know where that power comes from greatly impacts the environment. What we haven’t had is a simple, direct, and visible way to understand and quantify how…

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The EU Energy Efficiency Directive and its impact on CIOs, Data Centre Owners and Operators

Credit to Author: Alison Matte| Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2024 13:00:00 +0000

In my role as sustainability leader for EcoStruxure IT, I have the unique vantage point of seeing how the IT and Data Centre industry is changing to limit its impact on the environment. Data centres are voracious energy consumers, accounting for nearly 2.7% of European electricity usage…

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