Moving To The Cloud Could Be Making Acid Rain [Headlines]

Moving To The Cloud Could Be Making Acid Rain [Headlines]
technology

The Huffington Post reports on the hidden cost of cloud computing.

Dan Gould
  • 21 april 2011

The Huffington Post reports on the hidden cost of cloud computing:

While U.S. companies are not required to disclose energy information, such as carbon emissions, a report by Greenpeace revealed the high cost of the data centers tech companies rely upon to deliver their services. Apple was the least green of all, with its data centers at 54.5 percent reliance on coal, followed by Facebook at 53.2 percent and IBM with 51.6 percent. Yahoo, Google and Amazon were highlighted for their clean energy use.

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