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Canada’s largest green data center opens its doors

July 19, 2009 by · Comments Off on Canada’s largest green data center opens its doors 

Web Hosting ServicesKelowna, B.C. – RackForce Networks Inc. today officially opened the first phase of its new multimillion dollar state-of-the-art GigaCenterâ„¢ in the heart of British Columbia, Canada. Built to be among the greenest and most advanced data centers in the world, using a scalable and highly efficient modular design, the GigaCenterâ„¢ will support demanding next-generation IT systems to a worldwide customer base.

Data centers in many areas around the world are powered by coal-fired or natural gas electrical generation plants, creating tremendous amounts of CO2 emissions as a bi-product of their power consumption. Tapping into British Columbia’s abundant supply of clean hydroelectric power, the RackForce GigaCenter will produce less than 1/50th the carbon footprint compared to typical conventional data centers.

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