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The rising energy consumption of the ICT industry has triggered a quest for more sustainable, i.e. energy efficient, ICT solutions. Software plays an essential role in finding these solutions, as software is identified as the true consumer of power. However, in this context, software is often treated as a single, complex entity instead of the interrelated(More)
In the quest for energy efficiency of Information and Communication Technology, so far research has mostly focused on the role of hardware. However, as hardware technology becomes more sophisticated, the role of software becomes crucial. Recently, the impact of software on energy consumption has been acknowledged as significant by researchers in software(More)
Business software is increasingly moving from a traditional on-premises deployment model to a Software as a Service deployment model. In a Software as a Service deployment model, the possession and ownership of the software application is separated from its use. The software is hosted by a Software as a Service provider, relieving the customer organization(More)
In recent years, Information Technology (IT) has grown into a sector that is both as vital and, or possibly even more, resource consuming as Aviation. Combined with our ever-growing dependence of IT, the resulting energy costs as well as the inevitable depletion of materials, such as fossil fuels and rare earth materials, have driven the need for more(More)
Software producing organizations have the ability to address the energy impact of their ICT solutions during the development process. However, while industry is convinced of the energy impact of hardware, the role of software has mostly been acknowledged by researchers in software engineering. Strengthened by the limited practical knowledge to reduce the(More)
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