[INFOGRAPHIC] How Cloud Computing is Saving the Earth

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights by Angela Bartels | April 19, 2012 11:20 am

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the rise of information technology has meant progress but it has also raised many challenges. Even with green IT initiatives, global data center energy consumption is on the rise and IT departments are continuing to look for ways to become more efficient. The nature of cloud computing solves for many IT problems and in the infographic below, we have illustrated how cloud computing is making a difference. In addition, projects like Open Compute, are helping IT industries create more efficient data centers.

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