Interviews

What’s new with your favorite virtualization companies and executives.

Events

Check out what’s happening in your area, from webinars to lunch and learns.

Blogs

Get the scoop on the latest technology news from industry experts.

How To’s

Step by step instructions on a variety of need to know virtualization topics.

News

Take a look at the industries most recent company and product annoucements.


Home » Blogs

Poor data-center configuration leads to severe waste problem

Submitted by on January 5, 2019 – 4:07 amNo Comment

All of the monstrous data centers popping up globally are having multiple negative impacts on the planet, the EPA notes. First, there is the obvious effect, power consumption. Data centers account for 3 percent of the global electricity supply and consume more power than the entire United Kingdom.

But beyond that is the waste caused by disposal. With Amazon and the like deploying more than a million physical servers per year globally, the old server equipment they replace have to go somewhere. The same goes for your old servers.

To read the entire article, please click  https://www.networkworld.com/article/3330650/data-center/poor-data-center-configuration-leads-to-severe-waste-problem.html