Future-proof your business: cloud storage without the climate cost

With over half of all corporate data held in the cloud as of 2022, demand for cloud storage has never been higher. This has triggered extreme energy consumption throughout the data centre industry, leading to hefty greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Worryingly, the European Commission now estimates that by 2030, EU data centre energy use will increase from 2.7% to 3.2% of the Union's total demand. This would put the industry’s emissions almost on par with pollution from the EU’s...

Almost half of businesses struggle to control cloud costs

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Nearly half of businesses (49%) find it difficult to get cloud costs under control, and 54% believe their primary source of cloud waste is a lack of visibility into cloud usage.

This is according to a new report published today by business monitoring company Anodot. The findings highlight an ongoing visibility crisis in which organisations are struggling to gain appropriate insights into the breakdown of cloud costs and efficiency of cloud use and therefore cannot effectively...

Three myths about cloud costs debunked   

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With the increased investment in remote workforces since the start of the pandemic and subsequent acceleration in cloud adoption and digital transformation, cost reduction initiatives have grown in importance as a critical consideration for technology leaders and C-Suite.

According to research from Deloitte, two of three (66%) organisations globally are currently pursuing cost reduction strategies and, overall, cost reduction initiatives have dramatically increased - by 74% -...