Infosys to help Daimler attain sustainable mobility
The company has partnered with Lefdal Mine Datacenter to relocate Daimler's HPC workloads
Infosys has partnered with Lefdal Mine Datacenter to facilitate Daimler’s move to sustainable mobility.
Norway's Lefdal Mine Datacenter is reportedly one of Europe's greenest data centers. In support of Daimler’s "Ambition 2039" initiative, Infosys will relocate Daimler's high-performance computing (HPC) workloads to Lefdal Mine Data Center under its Cobalt Green Data Center as a Service offering.
“The shift to Green Data Center as a Service is an important milestone in supporting Daimler deliver on its sustainability mission "Ambition 2039" to become CO2 neutral by 2039,” explained Infosys.
Norway’s 100% renewable power production, combined with minimal transmission losses, makes it a "superpower" for green data centers. Additionally, Lefdal Mine Datacenter provides sustainable data center solutions through its air- and water-cooled computing capacities.
Unlike conventional air-cooled data centers, the Lefdal Mine Datacenter does not require evaporative cooling to operate efficiently during warm weather. For effective cooling, the data center is located in a mine next to a deep, cold fjord that is stable and has a low temperature.
The Green Data Center is the newest addition to Infosys Cobalt’s Hybrid Cloud portfolio, which also includes regional private data centers spanning all major continents, edge data centers, and hyperscalers.
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Infosys CEO Salil Parekh said: "Infosys is a strategic partner to organizations navigating decarbonization and we are well positioned to deliver sustainable green transformation leveraging expertise gained from decade long efforts in environment stewardship.
"We pioneer projects around the world across every industry to facilitate climate change actions, developing solutions and services to help clients in their low-carbon transition.
“In delivering this transformation for Daimler we've shown how Green Infrastructure as a Service can radically reduce organizations' impact on the environment and the vast potential for other organizations running high compute enterprise workloads to benefit from this industry-leading sustainability offering."
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