The goals that the German federal government is pursuing with its National Action Plan on Energy Efficiency Strategy 2050 are certainly ambitious. By 2030, the consumption of primary and final energy is intended to be reduced by 30%, while by 2050, the government wants to have halved primary energy consumption compared to 2008. As a member of the government’s Working Group on Digitalisation, eco too is participating in the dialogue process to bring life to these goals.
eco Chair Oliver J. Süme: “GAIA-X paves the way for a new level of digital sovereignty, which at the same time goes hand in hand with high European data protection requirements and reliable IT security.”
On Friday, 8 May 2020 leading industry experts from different layers of the Internet infrastructure - including Access Providers, Internet Exchange Points, Content Delivery Networks, Data Centers, and Cloud Service Providers – will discuss how they are maintaining the Internet during COVID-19. John Graham-Cumming,...
The Alliance for the Strengthening of Digital Infrastructures in Germany, founded under the umbrella of the eco Association, welcomes the decision of the energy ministers and senators of the German states to reduce electricity costs and thereby initiate a sustainable energy transition economic programme.
In the eco Association’s 25th anniversary year, Lars Steffen speaks to Thomas Rickert about the initiation of the eco Complaints Office, the CSA, and further initiatives for an Internet with Responsibility. Read more on dotmagazine.
Data centers and society both have much to gain from the use of waste heat, a topic elaborated upon both in a white paper, and by Béla Waldhauser, Leader of the eco Data Center Infrastructure Group. Read more on dotmagazine.
Béla Waldhauser, Leader of the eco Competence Group Data Center Infrastructure, grapples with the definition of edge data centers and envisages the environment that will evolve at the edge of 5G networks. Read more on dotmagazine.
Digital sovereignty in the form of high-performance and secure digital infrastructures is a key success factor and decisive for the future viability of Germany as a business location. This is the opinion of the overwhelming majority (80 percent) of decision-makers in German companies, according to the results of a current representative survey commissioned by eco.
As part of the international networking for the “Alliance for the Strengthening of Digital Infrastructures in Germany”, eco Managing Director Alexander Rabe participated in a German-Swedish exchange on artificial intelligence.
Wolfgang Kaufmann from Datacenter One argues that enterprises do not need to simply choose between owning a data center or outsourcing IT infrastructure – they can have the best of both worlds. Read more on dotmagazine.
Dr. Béla Waldhauser from the eco Association and the Alliance for Strengthening Digital Infrastructure in Germany looks at the digital infrastructure requirements for Europe to remain competitive in the global digital economy. Read more on dotmagazine.
Without data centers, network operators, and connectivity, there can be no digital revolution. dotmagazine explores digital infrastructure as the basis for value creation in the digital economy, and offers advice for companies facing infrastructure decisions in their digital transformation.
Many industries are looking for skilled specialists in Germany, but few sectors are so affected by the search for suitable personnel as the drivers of the digital transformation. The Alliance for the Strengthening of Digital Infrastructures in Germany is supporting an initiative “Establishing STEM's Future” in proactively tackling this skills shortage.