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Green Data Center News Recognized As Best Website by Network Products Guide


KEFLAVIK, IcelandMay 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verne Global, an innovative, UK-based developer of energy efficient data center campuses, has been recognized as a gold winner in Network Product's Guide 8th Annual 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products for their industry news website, Green Data Center News. With no simple source to capture all the news impacting the green data center industry, Green Data Center News provides a one-stop shop for all related breaking news, industry trends and expert opinion while also driving awareness of important key issues for Verne Global.


With topics ranging from data center design to policy debates to power solutions for data centers, the website provides the community with valuable resources and discussion points. Also used as an awareness tool regarding green innovation and sustainability, readers and subscribers receive the latest news in the field of data centers, energy efficiency and climate control from sources including corporate news, professional societies, trade magazines and industry bloggers.

"The green data center industry is an important topic to IT professionals and providing a single location where content is curated from around-the-world is meaningful to the readers," said Lisa Rhodes , Editor-in-Chief for Green Data Center News. "Aside from producing a daily newsletter, Green Data Center News provides a live forum on what's being said via Twitter feeds captured on the website."

Green Data Center News is built on a content creation platform called Curata. Aside from the website, users can opt to register for a daily newsletter which highlights feature news stories from around the world. The website currently captures one third of all traffic searched on the topic of green data centers and has a global audience with readers in the United StatesUnited KingdomAustralia and India.

An annual achievement and recognition awards program, the Hot Companies and Best Products Recognition program encompasses the world's best in organization performance, products and services, hot technologies, customer satisfaction and public relations in every area of information technology. The complete list of winners can be found here.

About Verne Global
Verne Global is developing the data centre industry's first carbon neutral data centre campus. Verne's mission is to develop data centres in optimised geographic areas that offer companies the best total cost of ownership and 100% renewable power without a price premium. Currently in the first stage of development, Verne Global is constructing a 44 acre campus on the former NATO Command Centre in Keflavik, Iceland. With Iceland's favourable natural attributes and renewable energy resources, Verne Global can save customers as much as $100 million in ten years on energy costs alone. For more information, please visit

About Curata

Curata, Inc. is the leading provider of software that empowers marketers to scale a data-driven, content marketing supply chain to grow leads and revenue. Curata CMP (content marketing platform) and Curata CCS (content curation software) enable marketers, for the first time, to harness the power of content creation, curation and analytics to yield a predictable and more successful stream of content. Key components of Curata CMP include strategy, production (e.g., calendaring, workflow) and analytics, along with the option of adding the industry’s leading business grade content curation software, Curata CCS.  Hundreds of companies already depend upon Curata to fuel their content marketing engine. Curata was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Boston, Mass. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter @curata.

About Network Products Guide Awards
As industry's leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit