World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2020

JANUARY 20, 2020 • PRESS KIT

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HPE attends the World Economic Forum in Davos and joins the conversation on this year’s 7 key themes

Every year, some of our world’s greatest minds gather to discuss every facet of life from environmental to societal issues, and how technology plays an increasingly crucial role in preserving and furthering our society. Check back on Hewlett Packard Enterprise's participation at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting and thoughts from the event as news breaks in Davos.

HPE PERSPECTIVES

New swiss data label to drive nationwide zero-carbon digital infrastructure

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), academia and industry launch first-of-its-kind data center efficiency label

ON-SITE AT DAVOS

Curbing Technology’s Unseen Climate Cost

Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 4:15 - 5:15 pm CET
Ice Village, Dome B


Digital technologies hold promise to solve some of the world’s most complex challenges, yet the Internet is already the 5th largest energy consumer in the world, and for attractive data hosting countries like Switzerland, data centers could consume more than 50% of the country’s electricity supply by 2035. A first-of-its-kind Data Center Efficiency Label promises to reduce data center energy consumption by 30% and eliminate the net carbon footprint of data centers in Switzerland. This has the potential to take us off a climate collision course by offering a new tactic to curb global warming in an increasingly digital world.

This session will consider the current limitations for measuring data center efficiency and offer a new solution to enable data-center operators, industry associations and governments to measure and control the real climate impact of digital infrastructures.

Please note the session is open to media

Friday, January 24, 2020 at 9:00 - 9:45 am CET 

Speakers: Paula Ingabire, Derek O'Halloran, Hwang Chang-Gyu, Antonio Neri, Jan Hammer, Olivia Chang

From 5G to next-generation computing, how can leaders prepare and invest for the next wave of digital disruption?

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