Celebrating Earth Day, Microsoft’s GFS team published their Top 10 Business Practices for Environmentally Sustainable Data Centers. With the enthusiasm for cloud computing these days, data centers are getting a lot of attention by association and rightly so. These things are HUGE information factories and use huge amounts of energy. Microsoft Global Foundation Services team runs these huge data centers and have committed to share best practices back with customers, partners and the industry at large. You can get the detail behind this from on their new Global Foundation Services website, or read this paper.
Microsoft has a rare ability to transform the way consumers, companies and others manage their impact on the environment. “We’re one of a very small set of companies that can really have a massive impact,” says Rob Bernard.
Source:→ Steve Clayton