Computing giant Fujitsu Siemens - which also works with business alliance partner, software maker Oracle, - says ‘green' data centres are assuming a vastly increased priority on the to-do lists of CIOs and technology decision-makers in the UAE.
"As companies face difficulties in managing space, power, and air conditioning demands generated by major data centers, it is becoming possible to build data centers that are both energy efficient and responsive to regional business needs," says Stephane Rejasse, managing director for the Middle East at Fujitsu Siemens Computers.
"The daily and weekly power and air conditioning consumption of a regional bank or telecoms operator's data center can be greater than that of the monthly power demands for thousands of homes, according to our estimates," she adds.
Rejasse is adamant that if companies look closer at their IT systems and consider options such as virtualisation, they will be able to up their green credentials.
"By using strategies such as virtualisation or resource pooling plus automating more processes, our customers can make ‘green' choices that help their businesses by reducing costs as well," concludes Rejasse.For all the latest tech news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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