The data center: technology boon or wasteful power hog?

Data centers are fast becoming an efficient way to store and use large amounts of data, but their power use may not be so efficient, according to a New York Times study. In fact, data centers may be "wasting" up to 80 percent of the power needed for active data services. But is that power really wasted? A Forrester researcher argues to the contrary. FierceEnterpriseCommunications details these recent findings. Read more...

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