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The environmental cost of cloud computing

As edie is considering moving from its own servers to the cloud, I thought it interesting to share this presentation.

A Stanford Univwersity professor argues that while global data centres use more electricity than Sweden, the overall impact of IT is positive in terms of energy efficiency. He argues that cloud computing is an important factor in driving energy efficiency:

You can see the presentation slides at: http://earth2tech.com/greennet-09-presentations/jonathan-koomey/

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