The green issue is something that is becoming increasingly debated
In the past, the cost of physical space was a primary consideration in data center design. More recently, the cost of power and cooling has risen to prominence. Data center managers now must prioritise investment in efficient power and cooling systems to lower the TCO of their facilities.
Microsoft has responded to this by adopting the following top 10 best practices for energy efficiency in Microsoft data center operations:
To read more details, read the fact sheet