Recommendation : 4. Monitor the impact of the host
Are the servers and technical equipment certified ?
Do the servers have a certification (ASHRAE, TCO8, ...)?
Environmental standards, labels and certifications are becoming more common. Servers, storage spaces and network equipment are increasingly demonstrating adherence to some of these standards. The emergence of new labels should be monitored to choose the best solution.
Le dossier technique de l'hébergement trace l'éfficacité énergétique et les certifications des équipements
18 - The chosen computer equipment is subject to certification via an eco-label.
12 other criteria related to the recommendation: Monitor the impact of the host
Does the supplier display all of its indicators ?
Is the end-of-life equipment recycled or upcycled (sale / donation / recycling, etc.) ?
Does the electricity come from renewable energies ?
Does the datacenter provide reliable information in terms of energy consumption ?
Is the hosting company transparent about the carbon impact of the infrastructure and its usage for its customers ?
Are the suppliers selected on the basis of their ability to communicate the differentiating indicators ?
Are the legal structure, its subsidiaries and its parent company respectful of regulations and ethics ?
Is non-critical equipment obtained from reconditioning ?
Is the equipment repaired rather than replaced ?
Are servers and routers renewed when technologies allow better energy efficiency ?
Does the construction / sheath / insulation materials used allow for better energy efficiency. Does the building meet HQE, rt2012 or equivalent standards ?
What is the impact of data center cooling on the environment ?