Guest Blog: Ian Perryment – Data Centres have become cooler. No really.

Data centres are expensive. Whether you have one in-house or have chosen to outsource, there’s a fighting chance it carries a big pound sign. While energy companies have been criticised for their role in pushing up household bills, the financial impact on businesses is something companies of all sizes have had to tackle. It is also […]

Facebook flaunts data centre efficiency

Checking what your friends are up to isn’t the only thing you can do on Facebook – you can now snoop on how much energy the social media business is using. The networking site has created two new interactive graphs which show the power usage efficiency or PUE of its two huge data centres in […]

Datum opens ‘environmentally intelligent’ data centre

A UK data centre provider has officially opened its flagship “environmentally intelligent” facility (pictured) in Farnborough this week. Datum said the new data centre, which boasts more than 40,000 square feet of technical space as well as a separate 10,000 square feet energy centre for backup power, is part of its plans to deliver the […]