Date: 3rd November 2009
Keysource and PGS beat off stiff competition at the UK IT Industry Awards to win ‘Environmental Project of the Year’ on Thursday 12th November.
PGS and Keysource’s entry – ‘Europe’s most efficient data centre’ – detailed PGS new data centre build which has significantly reduced the facility’s carbon footprint whilst achieving a 45% saving in energy costs. The installed Keysource Ecofris solution has produced a 15.8 million kWh reduction in annual power consumption and a 6.8 million kg reduction in annual CO2 emissions (at full deployment) with an annualised PUE figure sub 1.2.
The BCS IT Industry Awards and Computing Awards for Excellence created a platform for the entire IT profession to showcase and celebrate best practice, innovation and excellence. Keysource Ecofris solution is currently being rolled out in 3 other UK facilities and is scalable for IT loads above 100kW.