Level 3 Communications announced that it has taken
significant steps toward decreasing its carbon footprint by relying on
renewable energy for commercial power at three European data centre facilities.
Level 3’s colocation facility in Amsterdam and two
colocation facilities in London rely 100 percent on green energy for commercial
As part of the company’s commitment to responsible and
efficient operations, Level 3 has received certifications
from energy providers in both countries stating that the specified facilities
now receive all commercial electric power from renewable energy sources,
including wind power, hydroelectric power and solar power.
“Our data centres house some of the most critical
information, and it takes a lot of energy to ensure that information is
properly stored, protected and accessible,” said James Heard, president of
European Markets for Level 3.
With three data centers 100 percent reliant on renewable
energy for commercial power, Level 3 not only demonstrates its commitment to
achieving excellence in its protection of the environment and sustainability,
it is also demonstrate its commitment to monitoring, assessing and implementing
Level 3 Communications recently announced
that it has signed multi-year agreements with Cox Communications to deliver
high-speed IP and transport services, and is also expanding the capabilities
made available through Level 3’s wholesale partner program that enable Cox to
use and to resell Level 3’s services.
By Telecomlead.com Team