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Can Virtualization help us reduce the CO2 footprint?

I've opened an "open question"in LinkedIn and would like to hear from YOU about it.

My personal take is "Yes" and "No".

Yes, because virtualization as a technology, if deployed "effectively" on both the Server and Desktop environment can indeed make that difference. Power consumption per desktops can be reduced drastically (up to 90% per desktop PC) and on server level they can be brought down by 40-60%, as per independent research firm by ButlerGroup.com.

No, because on the long run there will be more data centers sprouting as we speak across the globe; however, it may be argued that these virtual data centers (VDC) will eventually help client/user communities shut down their own servers and use thin PCs,...


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