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Title Energy efficient digital networks and data centers : technology and policy issues / editor, Kevin C. Freeman
Published Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., [2011]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Energy Science, Engineering and Technology
Energy science, engineering and technology series.
Contents Energy efficient digital networks / Bruce Nordman, Steven Lanzisera, Richard Brown, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Environmental Energy Technologies Division -- Estimating the energy use and efficiency potential of U.S. data centers / Eric R. Masanet, Richard E. Brown, Arman Shehabi, Jonathan G. Koomey, Bruce Nordman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Environmental Energy Technologies Division
Summary Digital networks are the foundation of the information services, such as cell phones, e-mail, and the Internet, and are an expanding and indispensable part of our lives. With the wide availability of these networks, many of the devices and equipment we use in buildings increasingly depend on these networks for the functions they perform. Today, networked devices are mostly electronics, but other types of devices are gaining rich communications ability. While the information services provided by these networks are perceived almost universally to provide a net benefit to society, one drawback to
Notes Includes index
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Subject Data processing service centers -- Energy conservation.
Data processing service centers -- Energy consumption -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Freeman, Kevin C., editor
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Environmental Energy Technologies Division.
ISBN 1629480223 (electronic bk.)
9781629480220 (electronic bk.)