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Cloud computing and the urgent mission of green ICT

March 15th, 2016

By Dr. Burak Kantarci, 15 March 2016

Green ICT is a global imperative that must be pursued with urgency. Everyone involved in information and telecommunications technology – including cloud computing – must take it into account in their work going forward. The concept recognises the limits of our historic focus on performance and how today’s trends, if they continue, will rapidly become unsustainable.  We have no choice but to rethink how we modify and interact with existing systems and how we design new systems if ICT is to continue to serve our increasingly digitised society. We will need exponentially greater energy efficient advancements in nearly every aspect of ICT.

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GreenICT Special Report in The Institute

March 9th, 2016

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The March 2016 edition of The Institute, the member newspaper of the IEEE, includes a Special Report on Green ICT and this Initiative. Several members and projects in this space have been highlighted.