27 Jul '11, 3pm

‘Data Furnace’ Servers Could Heat Offices – On Purpose

The Data Furnace: Heating Up with Cloud Computing , researchers from Microsoft and the University of Virginia argue that the problem of servers’ heat generation can be turned into an advantage, with computers placed in buildings to provide low latency cloud computing while also heating space, water or even clothes dryers.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/07/27/data-furnac...

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