Sustainability

We believe it is our responsibility – to ourselves, our customers, and the wider world – to do everything we can to make our data centers as sustainable as possible, and maximize their energy efficiency.

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Sustainability and efficiency go hand in hand

100% green energy. No compromises. EvoSwitch operated the first certified carbon-neutral data centre in the Netherlands, and we have been leaders in sustainability best practice ever since. Today, we use a combination of wind power, hydro and biomass.

An optimized IT infrastructure goes hand-in-hand with sustainability, minimizing long-term environmental impact. That’s why we place a strong emphasis on efficiency in the design and operation of our data centers. We are continually striving to reduce our carbon footprint. The resulting sustainable solutions are independently certified. And we are pleased to say that we have received global recognition for our efforts.

Driving down PUE

One of the keys to our success over recent years has been our focus on PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness: the ratio of total energy used by a facility to the energy delivered to equipment.). Our latest data center halls score very low PUE levels throughout the year – which means the vast majority of the power consumed is used to run your applications. Not only does the low PUE support our green targets but it cuts costs which is reflected in the competitive rates we can offer to customers.

  • Powered by 100% renewable energy
  • Very low PUE scores
  • Range of design and operations best practice save 60-80% on energy usage:
    • Free cooling
    • Advanced datafloor management, e.g. cables through ducts, no hot spots
    • Lighting linked to movement sensors
    • Modular build-out to minimize power overhead
    • BMS (Building Management System) to optimize efficiency

Become a Green Fan member

The Green Fan

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EvoSwitch is proud to make a major positive contribution to a climate-neutral environment. By operating as a green IT company we help our customers maintain a low carbon footprint, which benefits both their business and the environment. We encourage and promote this business philosophy through the Green Fan Program.

The Green Fan is a collective of IT companies dedicated to environmentally friendly results. Together with our partners, EvoSwitch promises end-users that our collective IT infrastructure is deployed in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner.

Companies carrying the Green Fan logo demonstrate that they are actively contributing to the reduction of CO2 emissions by housing their IT services in a green data center. A Green Fan business is a sustainable company, committed not only to the future of its own organization but also that of the planet.

Become a Green Fan member
Do you want to show your support of corporate environmental sustainability? Then join the Green Fan program which will entitle you to use the Green Fan logo yourself when your IT infrastructure is located at EvoSwitch.