06 Sep '11, 9am

Seizing the Opportunity for Data Center Efficiency

Regulations on pollution from traditional sources of electricity are already increasing energy costs for data center operators in certain regions, and it may be simply a matter of time before the effects are felt by nearly every data center operator. While IT energy efficiency is a critical endeavor, operators of data centers powered primarily by environmentally harmful fuels may want to consider working with their electricity suppliers to source pollution-free renewable energy, if available, or investigate other instruments such as offsets that mitigate their consumption of pollution-based electricity sources.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/09/microsoft-data-center...

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