Wellcome Sanger Institute embarks on cost-saving energy efficiency drive at Cambridge datacentre

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The Wellcome Sanger Institute (WSI) is revamping how it monitors and manages the energy consumption habits of its genomic research-housing datacentres, in pursuit of cost-savings that can be reinvested to…

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Power supply shortages in colocation hubs pile pressure on datacentre operators to go green

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The power supply issues that have blighted various colocation hubs across Europe in recent years are seeing datacentre operators come under growing pressure from governments and IT buyers to do…

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Hyperscale datacentre market growth soared in 2020 on back of Amazon and Google buildouts

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The number of hyperscale datacentres in operation across the globe continues to rise, with an additional 56 new sites coming online during the six months to 31 December 2020. That…

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Uptime Institute report highlights recruitment issues blighting global datacentre industry

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The difficulties datacentre operators face when trying to source qualified and experienced staff, as demand for colocation and cloud capacity continues to soar across the globe, is laid bare in…

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Cloud and datacentre giants unite to create climate neutral EU datacentre industry by 2030

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Twenty-five European cloud and colocation providers have formed a pact centred on accelerating the datacentre industry’s progress in becoming a climate neutral market by 2030. The providers have joined forces…

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Top 10 datacentre stories of 2020

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Much of the 2020 datacentre news cycle has been dominated by the colocation and hyperscale operators’ efforts to rapidly adapt to the unprecedented levels of demand for cloud services across…

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