Friday, October 03, 2008

Google Boasts of Its Energy-Efficient Data Centers - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

Yet another front in the Google/Microsoft war -- trying to out-green each other

Google has always considered these data centers among its most prized crown jewels and has gone to great lengths to protect information about them — their design, operation, energy use and even their location — as a corporate secret.

So it came a bit as a surprise to industry watchers when on Wednesday Google boasted that its data centers were perhaps the most efficient in the industry. The company also unveiled a Web site where it reveals some of the secrets behind its efficiency.

Google Boasts of Its Energy-Efficient Data Centers - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

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