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Our take-outs from the latest #KNGS Green Application Hosting workshop from Jan Wiersma

Last Tuesday (May 8th) I attended a workshop around Green Application Hosting organized by the Knowledge Network Green Software (otherwise known as #KNGS).

The #KNGS shares knowledge and creates awareness of the potential of green software, thus creating a demand-driven market. The organization was founded by TNO, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam GreenIT, SIG along with the Dutch Government and AgentschapNL. Offering a great opportunity for EvoSwitch to further its contribution to a green, climate-neutral environment, we’re delighted to be involved.

The workshop on Tuesday featured the following three perspectives:

1. The supplier perspective: What incentives currently exist for datacenters to reduce the energy footprint of their customers’ software applications?

2. The measurement perspective: How can energy consumption in the datacenter be reliably attributed to individual software applications?

3. The billing perspective: What billing models enable application owners to benefit financially from energy-optimization?

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