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Press Release -- July 5th, 2010
Source: InterXion
Tags: Colocation, Exchange

Interxion and Schneider Electric to Host ‘Energy Efficiency Roadmap’ Industry Seminar

  • No-cost, one-day seminar in Interxion’s AMS 5 Amsterdam data centre
  • Practical focus on mapping out and testing medium-term energy efficiency strategies
  • Brings all IT energy-efficiency standards organisations together for the first time

AMSTERDAM 5th July 2010 – Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, and Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced that they will host an Energy Efficiency Roadmap seminar on 23 September 2010 at Interxion’s 100% renewable-powered AMS 5 data centre in Schiphol, Amsterdam.

The event is designed for directors, heads of department and managers from medium-to-large European IT users who are interested in optimising the financial and operational efficiency of their IT infrastructure – mapping out and testing their medium-term, energy-efficient IT strategies in the light of the latest metrics, recommendations and regulations from government and industry bodies.

The Energy Efficiency Roadmap is the first seminar to bring the leading global IT energy-efficiency standards organisations together under one roof. For the first time, The Uptime Institute, The Green Grid, and the EC Joint Research Centre will share a platform, painting a comprehensive picture of current and upcoming energy-efficiency standards, metrics, codes of conduct, incentives, and legislation. They will be joined by The Green-IT Amsterdam Consortium, a key player in the drive for emission reduction in the Amsterdam Region. Interxion, Schneider Electric and the 451 Group will also provide practical insights and advice in data centre design and operation, R&D, and component design and selection, and tell participants what the data centre sector as a whole is really doing to tackle the challenges of energy-efficient IT.

“As a carrier-neutral colocation provider, Interxion brings together many of the world’s leading IT providers and users, and we have built up great expertise in energy-efficient design and operations over the years,” said Kevin Dean, Interxion CMO. “With the help of APC by Schneider Electric, we are leveraging this unique position to create a unique and accessible event for the industry, bringing together all the key influencers and regulators of energy efficiency for the first time.”

To find out more or register interest in attending, please visit or email . If the seminar is oversubscribed, additional events may be hosted elsewhere in Europe.

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About Interxion

Interxion is a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, serving over 1,100 customers through 27 data centres in 11 European countries. Interxion’s uniformly designed, energy-efficient data centres offer customers extensive security and uptime for their mission-critical applications. With connectivity provided by 350 carriers and ISPs and 18 European Internet exchanges across its footprint, Interxion has created content and connectivity hubs that foster growing customer communities of interest. For more information, please visit

About Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, and efficient, the company’s 100,000+ employees achieved sales of more than 15.8 billion euros in 2009 through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “make the most of their energy”. For more information, please visit

Further information

Ali Moinuddin
Marketing Director
Interxion Ltd
Tel: +44 207 375 7038

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