Making data centres more energy efficient

At the AlwaysOn GoingGreen conference, a panel discusses how technology and engineering advances will lower data centres' environmental impact

At the AlwaysOn GoingGreen conference last week in California, panel moderator Andrew Hargadon, of the University of California at Davis, leads a discussion with executives on how new technologies and better engineering will make the data centre more energy efficient.

The panelists are: Chandrakant Patel, a fellow at HP; Rockwell Bonecutter, managing partner of Accenture; Peter Van Deventer, chief executive of SynapSense; and Robert Johnson, chief executive of Environmental Support Solutions.