3. Consolidating servers into the Oxford shared data centre (OSDC)
Oxford has built a data centre that implements the principles outlined in the Oxford central machine room design report. It can be used to house servers or applications by any department or college in the University. We will report the PUE and other metrics on a continuous basis.
Electricity use and heat re-capture from the data centre will be accounted for under scope 1 and 2 emissions reporting.