The Importance of the Sustainability Imperative for Data Centres

Vertiv’s Tony Gaunt joins Omer Wilson on the Data Centre 4.0 podcast series, with this week’s focus being on how data centres can transform their activities to kickstart much-need sustainability initiatives.

In the latest episode of the Digital Centre podcast, Omer Wilson talks with Vertiv’s Vice President Colocation & Hyperscale, ANZ, SEA & India Tony Gaunt around the importance of the sustainability imperative for data centres.

Tony shares insights around why it’s important for data centres to prioritise sustainability, what are some of the unique challenges these critical infrastructure points now pose for the environment and what can be done to help meet sustainability goals within the data centre industry.

Tony also shares thoughts on where he thinks the data centre industry will be in 5 years’ time and if data centres can facilitate meeting sustainability drives not only for their own facilities but for other organisations, too.

headshot-tony gaunt-vertiv

Tony Gaunt
Vice President Colocation & Hyperscale, ANZ, SEA & India, Vertiv

Podcast host

Omer Wilson
Head of Marketing APAC,
Digital Realty

A strong leader with vast data centre knowledge, Omer has a clear strategic direction and a strong understanding of how to maximise digital transformation efforts, and ensure marketing alignment for guaranteed success.

Enterprises are looking to connect multiple data centres, and ensure resiliency of their hybrid-cloud deployments. Digital Realty offers reliable, simple, and secure solutions to accelerate their cloud journey.

Welcome to DATA CENTRE 4.0
The future of the Digital Ecosystem

In this podcast series from Digital Centre, Data Centre Leader expert and APAC-based Marketer, Omer Wilson, will be in conversation with Technology and Industry Experts on the future of the data centre.

Today’s tech-fuelled transformation era is putting traditional data centres under unprecedented pressure. This pressure is coming from businesses, users and consumers – from every physical, virtual and cloud-centric angle. What does the future hold for the data centre?