Overheard: Word of the Day

Oct 22 2007   11:47PM GMT

Overheard – Larger capacity disks = green?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

hu_yoshida.gif “Last week at SNW, one of the hottest topics was “Green”. Every vendor promoted their “Green” technology, which often was nothing more than the use of larger capacity disks or tapes to replace lower capacity disks.”

Hu Yoshida, Sustainable Data Storage Services – Data Islandia

Hu Yoshida writes: While I agree that any thing that enables us to store more data capacity for less power consumption can be considered “Green” technology. However, this technology alone does not enable sustainable data storage.

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