(Infographic) How Much Power Does it Take to Power the Internet?
GDS International sent us their most recent infographic which helps visualize this significant power usage by the data centers in the US that help power the Internet.
The amount of energy consumed around the world by data centers full of servers is massive. US Infrastructure reports that between 2000 and 2005, energy used by data centers doubled in both the US and worldwide. These numbers will only continue to grow in the times ahead.