South Korean telecom company KT has announced they will adopt an artificial intelligence-based data management solution to reduce electricity consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Through the solution, The company will effectively manage internet data centres where many servers, routers and switches are managed autonomously.
With cutting-edge equipment and reliable security, an internet data centre (IDC) manages server equipment that is burdensome for companies to operate. As servers and computers generate a lot of heat, data centres use electricity to control the air temperature and humidity inside the building. If a data centre fails to keep its machines cool, servers will break down.
The company said that their new artificial intelligence (AI) based solution, offers autonomous temperature and humidity controlling features. Their Mok-dong IDC 2 data centre in southwestern Seoul is the first data centre to adopt the AI-based solution. The company said that its autonomous management solution will be applied to all data centres in the future.
The management solution for data centres is part of the company’s blueprint to reduce up to 13 million kWh at its four data centres in Seoul and surrounding cities. To achieve its goal, the telecom company has replaced new energy-effective cooling and ventilation systems.