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Letter From the President
At this time of year, I often find myself reflecting on recent accomplishments and excitedly looking ahead to what the new year may bring.
The ‘Big Bad Data Police’ Will Call Unless There Is an Increased Focus on Data Center Efficiency Objectives
With the data center industry becoming one of the fastest-growing and power-hungry sectors, Roel Castelein from The Green Grid has urged data center operators to commit to energy-efficient practices. Otherwise, providers will be unable to protect consumers from excessive data restrictions as data centers seek to satisfy customer demands against dwindling energy suppliers.
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The Green Grid Sheds Light on Cool Trends to Watch
As interest in liquid cooling technologies reaches an all-time high, The Green Grid’s Liquid Cooling Work Group has kicked off new work items and examined the latest liquid cooling trends, from increased pressure to meet efficiency goals to higher density demand.
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Singapore Work Group Participates in Events
The Green Grid Singapore Work Group gained measurable momentum from its participation at events held in Singapore.
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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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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 for 2016. Download a nomination form and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recognition of Contribution
To acknowledge the time and effort its members put into furthering the mission of the organization, The Green Grid presents a Recognition of Contribution to those members who actively contribute to the completion of a work item.
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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 2016 award are currently being accepted. Download an application form and submit it to email@example.com.
The Green Grid Japan Members Meeting – 2016
The annual members-only event took place December 15 at NEC Shiba Club in Tokyo. Terence Graham, research associate of BroadGroup, presented challenges and opportunities for locating data centers outside Japan, while Mark Seymour, lead author of the Performance Indicator and CTO of Future Facilities Ltd., introduced the new metric and explained its business benefits. The program also included a panel discussion on the future of data centers focused on “heat.”
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GTC Virtual Summit
The Global Technical Committee’s “New & Different, Green & Global Summit” hosted lively and interactive social discussions that touched on a range of topics – from zombie servers and the implications of continued data growth to tropical data center cooling and updates from key work groups.
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Roel Castelein and Simon Brady from The Green Grid EMEA leadership team attended this year’s DCD Zettastructure event November 1-2 in London. Roel spoke in the panel session, “The role of IT in data center sustainability – how can we reduce the environmental impact of IT across the stack?” while Simon hosted the workshop, “Translating data center metrics/KPIs into an executive management-focused instrument.” The findings from the workshop are planned to be shared in a future virtual roundtable.
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The Case for the Performance Indicator
The Green Grid’s Mark Seymour and Lance Rütimann recently addressed a number of questions raised about the new Performance Indicator and explored the business benefits of its visualization and calculation method for continued cooling performance improvement.
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