Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Green data centers

With more video and tv on the net, it-companies are running into a global warming problem. The increasing numbers of servers, switches and routers, that are handling all the data-packages at ever increasing speeds at data centers eats up as much as two percent of the total US energy. When IBM launched a plan to spend $1 billion a year on “green” data centers, they used the word “energy crisis”. In this story I talked to startups that deal with this problem.


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