Intelligent Data Centres Issue 39 | Page 57

Fujitsu contributes to goal of carbon-neutral society through NEDO Program

Fujitsu leads development of energy-efficient CPUs and Photonics Smart NIC for next-generation green data centres under NEDO Program .

Fujitsu has announced that it has been selected for the ‘ Green Innovation Fund Project / Construction of Next Generation Digital Infrastructure ’ project in the field of ‘ Technology Development of the Next Generation Green Data Centre ’.

It has been selected by Japan ’ s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation ( NEDO ). Fujitsu has been selected along with NEC Corporation , AIO Core Corporation , Kioxia Corporation , Fujitsu Optical Components Corporation and KYOCERA Corporation .
To address the challenge of increasing power consumption at data centres in today ’ s digital society , companies participating in this project will work to develop innovative solutions to realise greater energy efficiency , larger capacity and lower latency in data centres to contribute to the achievement of a carbonneutral society .
Within this project , Fujitsu will lead the development of lowpower consumption CPUs and photonics smart NIC optimised for next-generation green data centres . Additionally , Fujitsu Optical Components will work with Fujitsu to develop photonics smart NIC .
Through its contribution to this national initiative , the Fujitsu Group aims to strengthen the development of advanced computing and networks technologies that play a vital role in the digital infrastructure of society and to promote the use of total solutions globally , with the ultimate goal of achieving its commitment to delivering a more sustainable society through innovation .
As society makes a digital shift , demand for energy and sustainable solutions mounts facing growing energy demands from the ever-increasing needs of data centres , Japan ’ s NEDO has launched an ambitious initiative that aims to achieve energy savings of 40 % or more in data centres domestically by 2030 .
Vivek Mahajan , Corporate Executive Officer , CTO , Fujitsu , said : “ We are excited to take on the challenge of developing leadingedge technologies for energy efficient CPUs and photonics smart NIC as part of our work with NEDO .
“ Fujitsu will harness this technology to deliver robust , yet environmentally-sustainable digital infrastructure that takes full advantage of Fujitsu ’ s strengths in areas like computing and network technologies . I am confident that our work on this initiative will help demonstrate Japan ’ s technological capabilities and show how Fujitsu can lead the way globally in innovation that contributes to the realisation of a carbon-neutral and sustainable society .” � intelligent POWER AND COOLING www . intelligentdatacentres . com