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Guide to Environmental Sustainability Metrics for Data Centers

The rise of the automated, digital world has spurred the growth of the data center; but with this growth has come huge increases in energy consumption, and a new focus on sustainability and green business.

But how can you embrace this movement to sustainable technology and measure its impact in your data center and the wider world?

Access this white paper to learn 23 key metrics data center operators can use to report on environmental sustainability in a holistic way and discover how these efforts towards green data centers can improve your company’s ecological footprint.

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  • 5 sustainable storage strategies for the green data center

    IDC found that the average energy consumption for multitenant data centers grew 31% from 2017 to 2020, and an estimated 117% for hyperscale operators. For decades, higher data volumes meant a greater strain on energy consumption.

    Until now. The opportunity exists to disrupt the escalation of energy consumption and waste by the storage infrastructure, improving long-term sustainability, and cost-efficiency, goals.

    Download this IDC report to examine several sustainable storage strategies, as well as:

    • The impact of data growth on energy consumption
    • 5 sustainable & green data center tactics
    • Why tape should be included in every green data center strategy
    • And more

  • Spotlight on Benelux: A smart future

    Green computing is no longer just a white-wash expression, as government schemes like the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) scheme, the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) or the European Union Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS), are encouraging companies to revaluate their use of IT resources. Finding new ways of improving energy efficiency is no longer a boardroom discussion, but a reality for many UK businesses.

    This guide has been designed to help you improve overall energy efficiency, within the IT department, and implement the right green technology for your business.

    This green technology guide covers green computing, government legislation and energy efficiency.

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