Digital Reality Trust , an Australian Data Centre company has made a promise to measure the energy efficiency of its sites and make them as efficient as possible.
The company runs eight data centres in the UK, one in Ireland and many more across the States, Australia and Asia.
They said they will use data centre rating tools from the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS).
Within the next year and half, it plans to make all its data centres as energy efficient as possible.
Damien Spillane, Digital Realty’s Head of Sales Engineering said: “We encourage other data centre providers to join us and commit to rating their energy efficiency, to ensure that the Australian data centre industry is the forerunner in energy performance and sustainability.”
The UK was rated second best country in the world for locating data centres for risk in a recent ranking with Australia 23rd place.