26 Feb '13, 2am

NRDC-WSP Cloud Computing Study Wins Award #eco #rt #green #rt #ff @EcoJive

NRDC-WSP Cloud Computing Study Wins Award #eco #rt #green #rt #ff @EcoJive

Thought the Hollywood award season was over? Not quite! The Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) just awarded the Project Merit award for Smart Grid & Energy Management to the recent cloud computing study conducted by NRDC in partnership with WSP Energy and Environment . The groundbreaking report aimed to help IT managers assess the environmental impacts of Internet-based “cloud” computing relative to on-premise computing, and to understand the key factors that drive the environmental sustainability of their business computing operations, wherever they choose to locate them. Although cloud computing providers have been touting the environmental benefits of their platforms, until NRDC’s and WSP’s study there was no independent analysis to validate that cloud computing is indeed the most eco-friendly choice. And the Winner Is… Our study found that running a computer applic...

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