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Carbon Accountability for Cloud Services and the need for it in 2021

Blog | July 13, 2021, 9:33 a.m.

As our demand for online services grows rapidly, data centres must make vital changes to meet this demand sustainably and reduce the footprint of their cloud services sooner than later. According to a

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Interact contributes to leading circular data centre research

Blog | June 3, 2021, 10:43 a.m.

Interact was born from a two-year research project between the University of East London and Techbuyer, which generated an <a target="_blank" href="https://www.techbuyer.com/blog/techbuyer-ground-brea

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Meet Harry Knopf, General Manager at High Knowledge

Blog | May 26, 2021, 11:39 a.m.

Harry Knopf is the General Manager at <a href="https://www.hknow.de/en/" target="_blank">High Knowledge GmbH</a>, a data centre services and consultancy provider that became an official Interact partn

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Meet Ashley Willis, Managing Director at Data Centre Services 4 U

Blog | May 6, 2021, 7:23 a.m.

Ashley is a data centre professional with over 25 years of experience in the sector. His company, <a target="_blank" href="https://datacentre-services-4-u.odoo.com/">Data Centre Services 4 U</a>, beca

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Interact 4-month Roundup

Blog | April 16, 2021, 3:20 p.m.

Interact launched on January 12th, 2021 to help data centers optimize their servers' energy consumption and reduce their overall environmental impact. Since the launch, we have been able to present ou

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Meet Rich Kenny, Head of Strategy at Interact

Blog | March 3, 2021, 9:38 a.m.

Rich Kenny is Director of Strategy at Interact. He is also Group IT Director at Techbuyer, an influencer for the Northern Intelligence forums, and an expert in leading technical, research and innovati

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Measuring sustainability in data centres: 2021 edition

Blog | Feb. 8, 2021, 1:09 p.m.

Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a widely used metric by data centres as a proxy for energy efficiency. Though PUE could indicate the power and cooling infrastructure overhead compared to IT, it doe

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How to execute a 5 year strategy on server efficiency

Blog | Feb. 1, 2021, 9:57 a.m.

A large managed service provider in Northern England recently carried out a snapshot report on the energy efficiency of their server estate. The initial report gave some interesting data on <a target=

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Meet Astrid Wynne, Head of Partnerships at Interact

Blog | Jan. 26, 2021, 1:14 p.m.

Astrid Wynne is Head of Partnerships at Interact and Sustainability Lead at Techbuyer. She is also a part of numerous Circular Economy organisations and recently became a member of the Free ICT Europe

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Interact Launch Reaches Industry, Business and Local News

Blog | Jan. 14, 2021, 6:36 p.m.

Interact is a unique software tool that enables data centre managers to limit CO2 emissions, reduce their carbon footprint, and generate cost savings. The tool produces innovative, scientific and cost

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How machine learning helped calculate server energy consumption

Blog | Dec. 16, 2020, 4:51 p.m.

Without a doubt, machine learning has transformed data centres. It has helped immensely in increasing energy efficiency and reducing carbon footprint by autonomously adjusting cooling systems, analysi

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Results of Interact analysis of 35 rack data centre

Blog | Dec. 11, 2020, 12:40 p.m.

One of the most exciting phases of product development is seeing the product work in a real-life situation for the first time. November 2020 was that moment for INTERACT. A thirty-five rack data centr

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Supporting Government moves towards zero carbon

Blog | Dec. 10, 2020, 4:10 p.m.

In July 2020, I was in the privileged position to provide oral evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee in Westminster for the enquiry into electronic waste and the circular economy. Having spent

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