Greening IT


Data centers are a significant and growing part of any discussion on energy issues: by 2011, they are projected to consume 3 percent of all electricity produced in the United States. With operational budgets under pressure, environmental concerns escalating, and energy prices increasing, equipment makers and consumers are placing new emphasis on improving the energy efficiency of server farms. Leaders in the effort to make IT greener discuss the problem, as well as solutions both immediate and future. Will Knight, Technology Review Kenneth G. Brill, The Uptime Institute Jon Hass, Intel Jonathan Koomey, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Chris Malone, Google Scott Noteboom, Yahoo

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