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Equinix expands renewable energy commitment with PPA
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Equinix extends its commitment to generating over 1GW of clean energy globally, by executing a new Power Purchase Agreement in Australia.
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Opera to launch green AI cluster in Iceland by 2024
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Nordic firm Opera announces plans for an AI data cluster in Kevalík, Iceland, powered entirely by green energy, aiming to propel forward its AI-driven browser technology.
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Exclusive: How Kyndryl is guiding digital transformation in ANZ
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Under the guidance of Cloud Practice Lead, Michael Vincetic, Kyndryl ANZ is steering enterprises through their digital transformation journey by leveraging AI and cloud technologies.
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McLaren Racing extends partnership with Workday for 2024 F1 season
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McLaren Racing and Workday extend their partnership for the 2024 Formula 1 season. Workday's logo will debut on the McLaren car in pre-season testing, solidifying a collaboration built on shared innovation and efficiency.
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Equinix signs first Asian Pacific renewable energy deal with TagEnergy
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Equinix signs its first-ever Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in the Asia-Pacific region with TagEnergy, marking a crucial step in expanding renewable energy.
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UK's T&L industry falls behind in AI adoption & sustainability goals
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UK transport and logistics industry falls behind in AI uptake and sustainability goals amid cost and knowledge barriers, according to a YouGov survey commissioned by HERE Technologies and AWS.
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Australian tech firms spearhead mining efficiency & sustainability
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Small Australian tech firms, including innovators Plotlogic and global drone solutions, drive sustainable innovation and efficiency in global mining; key players in the industry's ‘race to net-zero’.
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AI-driven Proptech revolutionise commercial property industry
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Proptech is revolutionising the commercial property industry, offering solutions to challenges like complex legacy systems and manual processes.
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Lean and green: five steps to improve your business and carbon health
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Businesses must directly tackle carbon emissions for financial savings and reputation; enterprises are urged to follow five steps towards digital sobriety and cleaner carbon health.
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Gartner identifies top key tech & service trends for 2024
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Gartner identifies influential trends set to shape tech and service sectors by 2024, including AI safety, buyer behaviour shifts, and sustainability initiatives.
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Equinix Australia signs maiden Asia-Pacific renewable energy deal
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Equinix Australia signs its first Power Purchase Agreement in Asia-Pacific, purchasing 151MW of renewable energy from TagEnergy's Golden Plains Wind Farm in Victoria due by 2029.
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CAST unveils CO2 Emission Estimator in green software drive
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CAST launches a CO2 Emission Estimator in its latest software, blending eco-friendliness with efficiency to potentially reduce CO2 emissions and energy consumption.
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Dynatrace partners with Lloyds to assess IT's carbon footprint
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Dynatrace collaborates with Lloyds Banking Group to optimise the carbon impact of Lloyds' IT ecosystem, targeting sustainability goals through innovative app development.
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Why sustainability will make hybrid multicloud a business imperative
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With impending sustainability legislation and the rise of competition in the cloud computing market, hybrid multicloud solutions offer energy efficiency, resource sharing, and reduced risk, underpinning the business imperative for sustainability.
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Panel highlights SMB cybersecurity & sustainability issues
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Espria spearheads its first panel discussion, Optimise IT 2024, accentuating cybersecurity and sustainability challenges facing SMBs.
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Beatgrid reveals key insights from USD $18m ad-effectiveness studies
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Beatgrid reveals unprecendented advertising measurement data from 500+ global campaigns, discerning trends in consumer viewing habits, and reshaping ad-effectiveness in the cross-media sphere.
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Lloyds Banking Group leverages Dynatrace app to reduce IT carbon footprint
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Lloyds Banking Group teams up with Dynatrace, using its Carbon Impact app to efficiently measure and cut down their IT operations' carbon emissions, targeting a minimum 75% reduction in direct emissions.
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Singtel pioneers AI development initiative in Southeast Asia
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Singtel unveils initiative to boost AI development and ecological sustainability in Singapore and Southeast Asia, with plans for AI-ready, eco-friendly data centres expansion.
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How CIOs can lead in achieving enterprise sustainability goals
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CIOs are using their influence to drive sustainable practices within enterprises, leveraging technologies such as process automation and data analytics to boost ESG performance.
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FinTech Australia & major banks ignite innovation with reverse pitch event
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FinTech Australia, backed by Investment NSW, partners with major banks ANZ, Westpac and tech firm 1835i for a reverse pitch event on 21 February 2024, inviting fintechs to solve local banking issues.
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Access4 celebrates gaining four critical ISO certifications
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Access4, a leading UCaaS provider, achieves four key ISO certifications underpinning its commitment to innovation, sustainability, data security and quality management in all operations.
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Juniper Networks unveils industry-first AI-powered networking tech
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Juniper Networks unveils industry's first AI-powered networking technology, which improves connectivity, provides better insights and reduces energy use, offering a revolutionary approach to business networking.
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Four technology trends shaping Australia in 2024
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Given concerns about data management and protection, the rise of private AI will become a significant trend in 2024 and beyond.
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Fujitsu partners with Origin for EV trial in Australia
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Fujitsu launches EV trial with Australian energy firm Origin, a key move in realising its goal for a 100% zero emissions vehicle operational fleet by 2030.