NextiraOne and Howden Win Energy Efficiency Award

NextiraOne and its customer Howden Joinery have been honoured in the Data Centre Solutions Awards Ceremony as winners of the Data Centre Energy Efficiency Product of the Year 2013. The accolade was awarded to NextiraOne for helping Howden Joinery to lower the energy consumption of its Northampton-based core site by 60% using its NextiraOne Energy Efficient Data Centre Architecture solution.

Clive Cockburn, Head of IS Infrastructure, Howden Joinery Group plc, said: “We are delighted that this award has recognised the innovative and extremely effective new solution that NextiraOne has implemented for us. The combination of new energy-efficient technologies and improved management techniques has brought our power consumption down by an incredible 60%. Thanks to NextiraOne’s solution we continue to have the capacity to grow our business on our main site.”

Steven Skakel, Managing Director UK & Ireland for NextiraOne, said: “This award underlines our strong working relationship with our customer, Howden Joinery. Our Energy Efficient Data Centre Architecture solution is a highly flexible solution that can be deployed quickly and easily without disruption to ongoing operations and can be used to boost productivity and efficiency – exactly what Howden Joinery needed. Together we have been able to create a solution that has drastically reduced the company’s energy consumption at a time that it was almost at its usage limit capacity. We are delighted that this achievement has been recognised with this award.”

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