From the world’s largest companies to smaller enterprises, sustainable practices and environmental stewardship are becoming core to enterprise business strategy. In fact, sustainability—once seen as a forward-thinking competitive advantage—has evolved into a necessity in the global economy. Cue the rise of green data centers.
With the rapid growth of the digital economy, the demand on the data centers literally powering it is growing in lock step. When taken as a class of building, data centers are among the highest consumers of power. It’s more critical than ever for enterprises to seek alternative energy solutions for their data center infrastructure.
Taking a Powerful Leap
So how can your organization move towards more sustainable practices? While there are many ways to reduce carbon footprint and energy usage, one of the most impactful strategies is to source renewable energy in your data centers.
Read this white paper from Digital Realty for a deep look at clean energy, how to acquire it and what to look for in your data center strategy.