Choosing a Green Colocation Provider

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One of the fastest growing data center markets is the one revolving around green technologies. Rising fuel and cooling costs have forced many leading data center providers to switch to more efficient, green technologies. Currently, there are many data center providers offering “green” solutions. The question becomes this: How do I know these data centers are truly green and how do I know that this will save me money?

The white paper from Internap titled Choosing a Green Colocation Provider examines the variables around green data center technologies and how to identify the leaders. In an analysis of some key green organizations, this eBook looks at some of the following Green Founders:

  • Green Building Initiative
  • US Green Building Council
  • The Green Grid
  • Energy Star
  • ASHRAE

In working with a good green provider, this eBook analyzes the green rating scale and how to select a data center provider based on the following important green metrics:

  • Power
  • Cooling
  • Hot/Cold Aisle Containment
  • Efficient Lighting
  • Cooling and Advanced Temperature Controls

Download Choosing a green colocation provider to learn about the rapidly growing green data center market, gain a better understanding on some great industry green best practices, and learn how these types of environments can directly help your organization.

About the Author

Kevin Normandeau, is a veteran of the technology publishing industry having worked at a variety of technology sites including PC World; AOL Computing; Network World; Geek.com and International Data Group (IDG). Kevin lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two sons. When he is not in front of the computer (which is most of the time) he likes to get out to ski, hike and mountain bike.

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