Google data centers go green thanks to Italian researchers

Jan 30, 2017 1514

Google has charged the University of Udine to carry out a scientific study on the consumption reduction in its data centers worldwide. The goal is to raise the efficiency from 5 to 6% and to save around 3 million euro per server. The Google Data Centers all over the world perform Internet researches on the Mountain View search engine.

The study that will cost 100 thousand dollars and will last 1,5 years has been commissioned by Google to Stefano Saggini, professor of electronics of the Polytechnic Department of engineering and architecture, together with Roberto Rizzolatti and Mario Ursino, doctoral candidates of the research in Informatics engineering graduated in electronic engineering in Udine, in collaboration with the technician of the Department Fabiano Zaninotto.

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