Today we’ve learned that VMware is launching an initiative called Zero Carbon Committed. Atea, Equinix, IBM, Microsoft, and OVHcloud have joined this project that promotes the use of carbon-neutral clouds.
The company wants to stimulate the expansion of carbon-neutral clouds. To this end, it has launched the Zero Carbon Committed initiative.
Zero Carbon Committed initiative of VMware is dedicated to the expansion of carbon-neutral clouds
The initiative will connect customers and cloud providers that are aligned with sustainability and decarbonization goals. European companies such as Atea and OVHcloud and other partners such as Equinix, IBM, Microsoft, and also OVHcloud US have already joined this initiative.
“It’s crucial we make significant progress on climate action as soon as possible, so it’s encouraging to see more and more companies, including VMware customers and partners, as well as countries committing to reach net zero carbon,” says Joe Baguley, chief technology officer of the company.
VMware Cloud Verified providers must meet the condition of running energy and infrastructure efficient data centers. And, in addition to relying on a software-defined data center, they have to commit to the use of renewable energy sources by 2030.
Joe Baguley explains that Zero Carbon Committed initiative “will make it easier for our customers and partners to accelerate their transition to a low-carbon economy.”