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Utrecht, The Netherlands., June 10, 2014—Infrarati announce the release of a new book by Rien Dijkstra entitled, Data Center 2.0 - The Sustainable Data Center.

Data Center 2.0 - The Sustainable Data Center is an in-depth look into the steps needed to transform modern-day data centers into sustainable entities.
From different parts of society the sustainability of data centers is questioned. Energy efficiency and indirect CO2 emissions, caused by the consumption of carbon based electricity, are criticised.

According to the common view, creating sustainable data centers comes down to implementing technical measures. This idea can be questioned. Creating sustainable data centers is not a technical problem but an economic problem to be solved, and the scope of this issue goes well beyond the walls of the data center.

The importance of data centers for society has changed. Public life, economy and society as...

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