The harmony over cloud computing has been vetted by many industry experts and undoubtedly, it has changed the ecosystem of computing in last one decade. Robust connectivity and accessibility of data has given major push among people to leverage on Cloud. However, the moment you touch cloud – be it email, online banking, social media activity – in hit back a server located at Data Center. Like any hungry beast Data Center, responsible to produce and transit billions of megabytes of data every second, pull more energy and which in-turn has substantial impact on environment.
ABB – experts in Data Center power computation automation – has released an interesting Infographic which showcases the illusion (rather indirect) of cloud computing advantages through non-optimized Data Centers.
Just few days back we had exposed another remarkable infographic which exposes how Internet is subsidizing the growth of planet. The Infograhic challenges the Internet for its down-sides impact over planet, through search queries, emails and other Internet based activities.
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