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Cloud storage could end up being much greener than data centers

November 10, 2021

By using business apps that reside on public cloud, rather than on-prem data centers, EU businesses could cut energy consumption and significantly curb carbon emissions, claims Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Working with 451 Research, AWS looked to analyze the state of carbon emissions in the enterprise, and how public clouds could help.

Polling more than 300 companies across Europe, it found migrating business applications to the public cloud could reduce energy consumption by 80%, and carbon emissions by 96%.

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