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New hot-water cooled supercomputer to consume 40% less energy

Up to 50 percent of an average air-cooled data centre's energy consumption and carbon footprint today is not caused by computing, but by powering the necessary cooling systems. IBM scientists and developers chose to address this challenge with an innovative concept of hot-water cooling, which eliminates the need for conventional data centre air cooling system

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eBay to use clean energy as prime power for its data centres

eBay Inc., the global auction marketplace, has set a bold new vision for powering commerce with clean energy, by announcing plans to build the next phase of the company's flagship data centre with renewable energy as its primary power source. Partnering with Bloom Energy, eBay is building the country's largest non-utility fuel cell installation. Renewable energy typically supplements the electric grid, but eBay is designing renewable energy into the core of its global commerce platform, incorporating 'green' servers into the new data centre's energy architecture. The electric utility grid will be used only as backup.

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Keysource appoints Clarke to head up its facilities management service offering

Keysource, a specialist in the design, build, optimisation and ongoing management of data centres, has appointed Tony Clarke to the position of Service Delivery Director. In his new role, he will be responsible for growing the data centre facilities management business, which currently support over 300 customers throughout the UK.

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