08 Apr '11, 8pm

Facebook Pushes For Efficient Data Centers

Facebook Pushes For Efficient Data Centers

Facebook is launching the Open Compute Project to encourage the technology industry to improve the energy-efficiency of servers and data centers. Photo: Facebook Servers and data centers, responsible for powering Internet companies like Google and Yahoo, are one of the nation’s fastest growing consumers of energy, according to the U.S. EPA . Now Facebook wants the technology industry to make its data centers more energy efficient, with yesterday’s launch of its Open Compute Project . Under the new initiative, Facebook will share with other Internet companies the customized technology behind its new highly energy-efficient data center in Prineville, Ore. Facebook’s first dedicated data center uses 38 percent less energy to do the same work as Facebook’s existing facilities, the company says. If a quarter of existing data centers in the U.S. met the same energy-efficiency st...

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