Latisys Launches Green Initiatives with data center improvements that reduce power, cooling needs
Latisys Announces Environmentally Friendly Upgrades on Eve of Democratic National Convention's "Greenest Political Convention in History" Held in Denver
DENVER - Aug. 22, 2008 Latisys, a leading provider of colocation, managed hosting, disaster recovery and IP network services, announced today the completion of "Green" initiatives to decrease the facility's carbon footprint. The announcement was made in support of the City of Denver's role as host of the 2008 Democratic National Convention, which is touted as the "greenest political convention in history." Latisys' Green initiative also follows in the footsteps of the City of Denver's efforts to leave an enduring legacy of sustainability programs in the Denver metro area.
Resulting from the expansion of its multi-million-dollar, 30,000-square-foot data center, Latisys has implemented technological advances and infrastructure upgrades at its Englewood data center, just south of Denver, that reduce its environmental impact.
"While Latisys supports the City of Denver's hosting role for the DNC, we believe environmental responsibility cuts across all political affiliations," said Corey Needles, Director of Data Center Operations at Latisys. "Green data centers not only save energy, they also reduce the need for expensive infrastructure upgrades to deal with increased power and cooling demands. Through the incorporation of advanced data center technologies, Latisys is becoming an industry leader in eco-friendly cooling and power optimization which allows us to keep our costs down."
Latisys' Green advancements include:
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Latisys is also considering additional green investments to reduce energy consumption, including the use of biodiesel for standby generators, the viability of air or water side economizers for cooling, adjustment of CRAC fan speeds and the use of wider range of cooling and humidification to match ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) specifications.
"The introduction of Green technologies in the facility not only answers the call to action for environmentally friendly data centers, but it provides a new opportunity to customers to take advantage of the cost savings that consolidation, high density space, and virtualized environments provide," added Needles.
For more information on Latisys or to schedule a tour of the Denver data center facility, contact Latisys Sales at 1-888-423-3477 or email email@example.com. For more information on Latisys' Green Initiatives click here.
Located in the Inverness Business Park in southeast Denver, Latisys-Denver offers highly reliable colocation, managed hosting, disaster recovery and IP Network services featuring Cisco, Microsoft, Red Hat, EMC and Compellent technologies from a SAS 70 Type II facility.