The first International Conference on ITC for Sustainability
The volume of data worldwide doubles every second year and requires storage. This is a huge challenge as data storage has become a bigger pollutant than global air traffic.
‘It is really important to run data systems on renewable energy instead of coal and gas‘, emphasizes Helge Gallefoss, CEO of the green data power company Fjord IT. ‘One Google search is equivalent to a 60 meter ride in your car.‘
A crash course on Green IT will be part of the first International Conference on ICT for Sustainability from February 13-16, 2013 at the ETH Zurich.