Cloud Computing Will Cut Energy Consumption at Data Centers by 31%.
By Anuradha Shukla (from Cloud Tweaks.)
“Cloud computing is set to reduce data center energy consumption of 31% from 2010 to 2020, according to a recent report from Pike Research. Pike Research is a market research and consulting firm that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets.
Its newly released report “Cloud Computing Energy Efficiency“, provides an in-depth analysis of the energy efficiency benefits of cloud computing, including an assessment of the software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) markets.
The report indicates that companies have recognized the significant energy-efficiency benefits of cloud computing and its growth in the market will have important implications for both energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.”
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