When it comes to business’ carbon footprints, we often hear about the importance of flying less, offering more sustainable commute options, and eliminating single use plastics in the office. But rarely is data center sustainability ever mentioned.
Data centers are the engines that drive the internet, and as more organizations around the world embark on digital transformation, data centers risk causing serious harm to our environment. That is, unless concerted efforts are made to make data centers more sustainable. This article explores the environmental impact of data centers and what organizations are doing to lessen that impact.