Wind-powered data centers?

Aug. 29, 2012
New video from Cisco.

A new video from Cisco looks at the viability of using renewable wind energy for powering data centers. While certain possibilities exist for wind utilities someday being used as supplemental power sources, in the video Cisco IT architect Douglas Alger concludes that, for several notable reasons, "you're not going to start seeing data centers with their own on-site windmills in the forseeable future."

Watch the video here.

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