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Dirty clouds and ugly colo: A frank conversation on ‘green’ branding, client expectations and corporate social responsibility

According to the latest IPCC report, we have 11 years left to limit the climate change catastrophe and over the next decade, data centers will rank among the largest users of electrical power on the planet. With an anticipated threefold increase in global internet traffic from 2017 to 2020, the internet’s energy footprint is expected to rise further and we must act now, as an industry in order to prevent any further significant damage to our climate and speed up our shift to renewable energy. Additionally, internet consumers and colocation tenants alike are beginning to pay attention to the degree to which IT is contributing to the global carbon footprint. During this fireside chat, find out what actions are QTS Data Centers are taking to help re-route the industry to a carbon-free future for digital infrastructure.