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AWS bows to pressure to go 100% renewables

Amazon Web Services, once isolated for its carbon-heavy approach to powering its datacentres, is going green

Amazon Web Services has committed to 100 per cent renewable energy usage for its global infrastructure, bowing to pressure from organisations like Greenpeace which have previously criticised the company’s reporting practices around its carbon footprint.

AWS increasingly isolated as least green cloud

Amazon Web Services is looking increasingly isolated among its peers as a number of big consumer and enterprise cloud service providers commit to going green

Amazon Web Services is looking increasingly isolated among its peers as a number of big consumer and enterprise cloud service providers continue to commit to powering their services with renewable energy sources, according to recently released research from Greenpeace. The organisation’s head of IT Andrew Hatton told Business Cloud News that cleaner, greener clouds are finally here.

Bharat Light and Power looks to cloud for growth management

BLP is looking to use cloud and big data to improve operations and safety

Bharat Light and Power (BLP), a enewable energy producer in India, has signed a deal with IBM that will see it shift its plant monitoring systems to the cloud, and use cloud-based big data analytics to help improve operational efficiency as it looks to manage future growth. The company says the new platform will help it achieve scale while making overall operations more efficient.

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