Does The Cloud have a silver lining?

Thomas McGrath
Thomas McGrath
Aug 10, 2011

The industry is struggling with certain aspects of the cloud. One of those is how the carbon footprint can be measured. And, with government mandates everywhere to ensure new technology is implemented in an efficient and environmentally conscious manner, the details start to get “cloudy”.

1E’s Radu Gheorghievici-Pohl helps sort some of it out in a recent in the New York Times.

“It’s not magic; it’s mathematics,” said Radu Gheorghievici-Pohl, an executive at IT efficiency firm 1E. With energy costs fluctuating, he says, companies must address what’s in their control.

“You have to deal with energy in a more conscious way,” he said. “Nobody knows how prices will be developing in the next period.”

You can read the full article here: Is There a Silver Lining for the Environment in ‘Cloud Computing’?

We appreciate having the opportunity to speak to this ever-growing issue. 1E, of course, is the leader in IT Efficiency solutions and our expertise in this area is unmatched. There are interesting times ahead as the cloud “storms” deeper into the technology landscape and infrastructure. And, as we already know, preparation and proper planning is the only way to move forward. 1E is always available to lend insight and aide borne from years of experience. The cloud may seem like a new topic to some, but 1E has been providing solutions for efficiency in technology since it’s inception.

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