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The Green Grid Connection
Letter From the President

Roger-Tipley.png As we chart our course for the next 10 years in The Green Grid Association, our success comes by identifying significant challenges for the industry, developing meaningful solutions, and inspiring our colleagues to move toward common goals.

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NEWS

DMTF and The Green Grid Address Power and Cooling
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General or Contributor Membership: Which Is Right for Your Company?
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Say "PI" Again
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P.I. – Solve It Like Magnum
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The Green Grid to Continue to Support the Paris Climate Agreement
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Thank You, Members! You Keep Us Going
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Fluid Connectors Are a Critical Component of Liquid-cooled Data Centers
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ACTIVITY UPDATE

Solving the Costly Zombie
Server Problem


blank-stack@2x.pngZombies – servers both physical and virtual that are powered on but provide little or no productive activity – are costing the world billions of dollars in CAPEX and OPEX. Compelled by the earlier findings of the legendary Uptime Institute Server Roundups and more recent case studies confirming the persistence, prevalence, and cost of unused servers, members of The Green Grid developed this in-depth guide for addressing this pesky problem in your data center infrastructure.

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AWARDS

Key Contributor Award
The Key Contributor Award recognizes individual participants who have made significant contributions in advancing the work of The Green Grid. Nominations are now being accepted.
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Hugh Barrass Award
The Hugh Barrass Award is bestowed on a member of The Green Grid, or of the broader ICT community, who best represents the contributions of Hugh Barrass to the industry and the spirit of The Green Grid. Nominations for the award are currently being accepted.
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GET INVOLVED

Current Projects
New work groups are forming to address areas of strategic interest to The Green Grid’s member companies. Participate now in the development of new metrics, white papers, and other deliverables that will shape the future of resource-efficient IT.
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The Green Grid Members Forum on LinkedIn
The forum is a resource that enables The Green Grid members to share best practices and ask questions around sustainable IT. You can connect directly with some of the best minds in the industry to improve your IT resource efficiency.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Nordic Digital Business Summit
October 5, 2017 in Helsinki

The Green Grid’s Roger Tipley, Lance Rütimann, Roel Castelein, and Chris Larsen will present in the Smart Sustainability and Efficiency track on The Green Grid’s Open Standard for Data Centre Availability, industry standards overall, and the future of IT, demand, and sustainability.
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Liquid Cooling in Data Centers: Time to Get Over Your Fears!
October 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. EDT / 17:00 CEST

For many, the thought of using liquids to cool IT equipment is a scary proposition. It is an embedded mindset that data center expert, Julius Neudorfer, refers to as “data center hydrophobia.” In this webcast, he will review some common liquid cooling myths and examine the various technologies and benefits related to the liquid-cooled IT equipment currently available.
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DCD>Zettastructure
November 7, 2017 in London

At this year’s event, The Green Grid will participate in a panel discussion to explore a new collaborative approach to tackling water consumption in the data center.
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RECENT EVENTS

DCD Colo + Cloud
The Green Grid’s Roger Tipley participated in a panel discussion about how power and cooling innovation will drastically alter data center design.
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On-demand Webcast

Beyond Energy Efficiency – A Holistic Approach to Data Center Sustainability
The Green Grid hosted a virtual roundtable to shine a light on new areas where data centers – and therefore our digital business practices – can become more sustainable and contribute toward the overall efficiency of a business. Sophia Flucker of Operational Intelligence and Dr. Deborah Andrews from London South Bank University provided an overview of a more holistic approach to data center sustainability and shared information on the impending Technical Report 99-2.
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