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The unsung role of physical security in data centre sustainability

December 1, 2023


In an era marked by increasing environmental concerns and the urgent need to address climate change, sustainability has become a central focus for nations, cities, and businesses around the world.

It’s no surprise then that data centres come under a great deal of scrutiny for their intensive energy demands. In 2019 the International Energy Agency estimated that they were globally responsible for 200TWh, or 0.8 of all energy demand. More recently, the UK Government Department DEFRA has questionably described them as “incredibly energy intensive and inefficient”.

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