Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Wireless Energy Consumption to Exceed Data Centres

The report "THE POWER OF WIRELESS CLOUD: An analysis of the energy consumption of wireless cloud" by the University of Melbourne (2013) suggests that energy used by WiFi and mobile data networks will exceed that of Data centres.There is a good sumamry of the report in "Massive energy cost hidden in the cloud" (Graeme Philipson, 11 April 2013).

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