How reliable is your data center service provider? Perhaps not as reliable as you think.
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Greenpeace has often been critical of big data-center operators like Facebook for their impact on the environment, but on Wednesday it said some online firms are improving their practices and may even be the vanguard for renewable energy use.
Intel has partnered with startup TSO Logic in a move that should give more companies tools to track how much power their server applications consume.
A study released by Stanford University professor Jonathan Koomey pegs growth in energy use among U.S. datacentres at 36 percent from 2005 to 2010 - which is slower than some had predicted but nonetheless significant.