New H&M Stockholm data centre features large scale heat recovery

Leading fashion retailer H&M has decided to build a new data center in Stockholm with cooling and heat recovery integrated from the start. Energy company Fortum Värme will reuse the data center excess heat by distributing it to customers throughout the city. The new H&M data center is designed to handle an IT load of 1 MW and can heat some 2,500 modern residential apartments at full load.





The Virtual Facility powered by engineering simulation

Citigroup has utilised the Virtual Facility (VF) from Future Facilities to improve its NYC data centre efficiency, uncovering potential savings of over $290,000 annually. With an initial investment of just $28,500 for remediation, the project is expected to see a full return on investment in just 6 months. Powered by engineering simulation, the VF allowed Citigroup to simulate and predict the impact of any change to infrastructure – removing uncertainty in the decision-making process and laying the groundwork for the VF to be fully integrated into their workflow.













Datacenter.com deploys dark fiber rings in Amsterdam region

Datacenter.com, an extremely ambitious data center provider that paid over $500,000 to buy its domain name while planning a targeted global roll-out of large-scale data centers in selected markets, announces the deployment of multiple dedicated dark fiber rings connecting its first, soon to open flagship data center in Amsterdam to virtually all colocation data centers in the Amsterdam region. Dutch company Relined Fiber Network will be the first network provider to establish a PoP and supply redundant dark fiber connectivity for the new facility.






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