Greentech

Barghest wants to help buildings go green, and has more up its sleeve
Energy startup Barghest helps you save money by optimising central HVAC systems, and is aiming to do more, writes Benjamin Cher.
Data centres: Don’t be cheap, but squeeze out all the value you can
The increasing demand for processing power has led to an explosion in data centres, which in turn has led to price wars and short-sighted strategies, according to one industry player.
Greentech startup GLT raises over US$200K on CrowdPlus.Asia platform
Malaysian green technology company Green Lagoon Technology has raised about US$201K on the CrowdPlus.Asia equity crowdfunding platform.
Malaysia’s CompAsia expands its IT refurbishment business into Philippines
ComputerAsia Sdn Bhd (CompAsia) announced it has opened a newly-built refurbishing facility in Manila, marking its entry into the Philippines.
Safehouse bets on data centre services for growth
Malaysian data centre player Safehouse has set its sights on expanding its data centre business and expects to invest as much as US$2.57mil over the next five years.
Not enough green, too much apathy in data centre industry
Singapore’s data centres have a history of being energy-inefficient, but things look set to change with the Government stepping in with guidelines and policies for making data centres ‘greener’ – but more can be done, according to Bob Sharon, CEO of Green Global Solutions.
Malaysian government agency in MoU for green data centre push
GreenTech Malaysia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Green Data Center LLP and Computer Recovery Facility Sdn Bhd that it hopes will lead to greater energy efficiency in the data centre sector.
The emergence of smart cities
Smart cities will improve the lives of their residents, but they shouldn’t become so elitist that they keep out those who are poor and less tech-savvy, writes Faris Yahaya of Cyberview.
Agrobank appoints Ricoh Malaysia a ‘trusted green partner’
Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd said it has signed a five-year ‘green’ partnership with Malaysian government-owned bank Agrobank.
Digital Realty’s Singapore data centre gets green certification
Data centre solutions provider Digital Realty Trust Inc said its Singapore facility has received a Green Mark Platinum certification by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) and the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA).
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