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The Stack on “COP26: Picture a “Patchwork Kilt” of Edge data centres built on recycled, open hardware”

12th November 2021

With a few notable exceptions, data centres are typically huge and sprawling warehouses; the great humming engines of a world for which compute and connectivity are now lifeblood. A new project revealed today by non-profit OpenUK reimagines them for a world desperately needing to tackle climate change, with its “Patchwork Kilt” collaboration proposing a network of “edge” data centres, powered by 5G, sited in previously derelict building stock and underpinned by a robust “circular economy” approach to hardware.

The Stack
Published: 12 Nov 2021

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