Enterprise / Colocation / Data Center
Going Green with Environmentally-Friendly Data Centers
Data Center Environmental Statistics Overview
- For perspective, the Republic of South Africa consumed 207 TWh in 2016. Only nine nations–China, the USA, India, Japan, Russia, Germany, Canada, Brazil, and South Korea (in order of energy consumed)–separately devoured more than 500 TWh of energy in 2016.
- 40% of the total energy DCs consume is used to cool their servers.
- By green computing standards, DCs built before 2014 are considered to be out of date.
Data Center History and Environmental Impact
Cloud or Colo?
Environmental Focus of the Colo Providers
Data Centers in the 2020s and Beyond
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