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Datacenter Dynamics Continues to Promote Green Power Use With The Data Center Eco-Sustainability Award

October 11, 2017  |  Written by Aaron Binkley, Director, Sustainability

Datacenter Dynamics, one of the leading publications in the data center space, is helping forge the way forward for greener data centers and more sustainable energy use industry-wide. The Data Center Eco-Sustainability Award is set to be awarded to one project that displays an innovative and pioneering approach to sustainability in data centers on December 7, 2017 at the DCD Awards Gala.

In its 11th year of existence, the DCD Awards will go global this year, bringing stories of success and innovation from across our industry to more people and places than ever before. In addition to the Data Center Eco-Sustainability Award, DCD will also present the Energy Efficiency Improvers Award to the data center operator that demonstrated the greatest improvement in energy efficiency in their facilities.

At Digital Realty, we are grateful for publications like DCD that shine a light on the good work that many in our industry are doing, especially in the arena of sustainability. We firmly believe that because our industry plays such a critical role in nearly every aspect of society, it is our responsibility to help lead the way forward on important issues like sustainability.

Want to discover more of what kinds of developments in sustainability have been taking place as of late? Energy savings was a major point of discussion at the recent DCD Webscale event. Watch Kelly Gallo, manager of nonprofit Business for Social Responsibility, discuss ways that data centers can simultaneously do good and serve their business needs. And watch Bloom Energy’s Peter Gross discuss the benefits of distributed power generation.

You can learn more about Digital Realty’s commitment to sustainability. And make sure to stay tuned to know about our latest projects and innovations in sustainability. 

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