It’s a dilemma that is expected to continually gain scrutiny over the next few years: Data centers will be expected to find more energy efficient ways of operating, cutting down on their amount of consumption. At the same time, the demand for capacity will grow at an accelerated rate.
There’s another underlying problem. According to the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), many data centers are not just using a massive amount of energy — they’re consuming more than they actually need.
The report revealed that if America’s 3 million data centers adopted