Dirty data

It would seem that Cloud services are not as clean as we believe they may be, and that the biggest names in the industry are the worst offenders. More at PadGadget.

Apple for its part has responded- “Our data center in North Carolina will draw about 20 megawatts at full capacity, and we are on track to supply more than 60% of that power on-site from renewable sources including a solar farm and fuel cell installation which will each be the largest of their kind in the country,” Apple said in a statement. “We believe this industry-leading project will make Maiden the greenest data center ever built, and it will be joined next year by our new facility in Oregon running on 100% renewable energy.”