Author Posts: Paul M

Data Centers and Global Electricity Use – Two Camps

I was able to join several of the #DCDEnergySmart 2020 presentations earlier this week. There was a lot of tremendous content on the programme, besides which it was great to…

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Earth Day 2020 – Thinking Short and Long As The Decade Opens

Earth Day marks its 50th anniversary this year. Since 1970 people and organisations concerned with planetary health have come together and made their voices heard. The theme for this year…

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Microsoft – A Carbon Apology To Planet Earth With All Debts Paid by 2050

When a world top 3 company says it’s paying to remove its entire historic CO2 footprint it gets your attention. Microsoft said exactly that a few days ago, and when…

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When Climate Activists and Zoomers Learn About Data Centers Impact on Climate

The number of people who can accurately describe a data center is close to zero. Whereas the number of people who can identify an aeroplane is close to 100%. So…

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4 Reasons Why The Nordic Super Cloud Is Gaining Momentum

In the world of nuclear physics, the term critical mass is used to describe the smallest mass of material that can sustain a nuclear chain reaction. The phrase has been…

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Blockchain Infrastructure Is Sustainable – Here’s Why That Matters

Running a data center like Hydro66 means being in front of the market. Business is never as usual when you are attempting to change the game. Reducing the carbon footprint…

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Swedish Data Centers Have The Coolest Vendor Relationships

It’s not often a data center technology vendor becomes a partner. The kind of business partner you can rely on to get where you are going (quickly), to have your…

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Datacloud Ireland – Why Data Centers are hoping to avoid an Irish Power Struggle

This week I will be in Dublin for the inaugural Datacloud Ireland event organised by Broad Group. They always do a fantastic job with established data center events in Monaco and the Nordics. It will…

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