Worldwide energy needs for ICT: The rise of power-aware networking

  title={Worldwide energy needs for ICT: The rise of power-aware networking},
  author={Mario Pickavet and Willem Vereecken and Serge Demeyer and Pieter Audenaert and Brecht Vermeulen and Chris Develder and Didier Colle and Bart Dhoedt and Piet Demeester},
  journal={2008 2nd International Symposium on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems},
As Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is becoming more and more wide-spread and pervasive in our daily life, it is important to get a realistic overview of the worldwide impact of ICT on the environment in general and on energy and electricity needs in particular. This paper reports on a detailed study to estimate this impact today and to predict how this will evolve in the future. From this survey, important conclusions for the future of ICT industry and the Internet will be drawn… CONTINUE READING
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