Facebook’s eco strategy features spuds in servers

green recycling symbolMany tech companies are implementing green practices in manufacturing and development, but Facebook has an original approach: Using potatoes in its servers to make them more environmentally friendly. Under the Open Compute Project (OCP), Facebook is on a mission to improve the efficiencies of the servers, storage devices, and data centers that are used to power its social networking platform. Any breakthroughs that the company makes are shared with the rest of the OCP community so that they too can improve their own efficiencies and reduce the overall environmental impact of IT on the world.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2049143/facebooks-eco-strategy-features-spuds-in-servers.html

Posted on 22/09/2013, in Cooling, Data Center, Energy, Server. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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