Security and Optimization Challenges of Green Data Centers


Energy consumption in data centers has grown out of proportion in regard to the state of energy that’s available in the universe. Technology has improved services and its application. The need for eco-friendly energy and increase in data centers performance brought about Green Computing into the energy consumption of data centers. Information technology has grown and eaten deep into the society that almost all the sectors if not all are dependent on information technology to move on. The consumption of power has increased greatly. In this research paper the techniques for optimizing energy in data centers for Green Computing would be discussed. This study intends to expose the limitations of existing security solutions for securing data centers by taking into consideration of limitations of existing security frameworks that cannot enhance the security of data centers.

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Sari, A. and Akkaya, M. (2015) Security and Optimization Challenges of Green Data Centers. International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, 8, 492-500. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2015.812044.

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