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  • 1. Reducing Carbon Footprint in UK Further & Higher Education through Cloud Computing
    John Treadway, Global Director Cloud Solutions
    Unisys Corporation
    April 27, 2011
    john.treadway@unisys.com

2. F&HE ICT-related Carbon Footprint
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1,486,000 Computers
246,000 Printers
238,000 Servers
500,000 Tonnes of CO2e Per Year
Managing Sustainable ICT in Further and Higher Education
- JISC, 2009www.jisc.ac.uk/publications
3. Feel the Heat?50% of energy here
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Managing Sustainable ICT in Further and Higher Education
- JISC, 2009www.jisc.ac.uk/publications
4. The Carbon Impact of PCs In F&HE
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5. 4.7million* of These
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"Higher Education Enrolments, and Qualifications Obtained, at Higher Education Institutions in the UK in the Academic Year 2006/07". Higher Education Statistics Agency. 10 January 2008. "The total number of HE enrolments at English HEIs stood at 1,957,195 in 2006/07.^ "Further Education, Work-Based Learning, Train to Gain and Adult Safeguarded Learning - Learner Numbers in England: October 2007". Learning and Skills Council. 10 April 2008. "There were 1.75 million learners in LSC-funded FE on 1 October 2007..HESA and Dept for Business Innovation and Skills / Office National Statistics Published 31st March 2011
6. create 1.55 Million Tonnes CO2e
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7. What if All Students Carried iPads?
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More than two-thirds less save>1.0 Mt CO2e!
8. I Carry Three Computers
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9. Thats My Inconvenient Truth.
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10. Is this the future?
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11. Maybe if Steve Jobs would make it worth having?
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Queue the Choir
12. Mobile Devices Increasingly Get Their Data & Services from Clouds
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13. First, What Is Cloud Computing?(obligatory level set)
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14. But, Are Clouds Green?
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15. It Depends
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16. Are Cloud Data Centers Greener than Traditional Data Centers?
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17. Average Server Utilization
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10 15%
18. The Demand for Data Centers Continues to Grow
In the US, data centres account for 1.5% of national electricity consumption, and this is probably also true in the UK. And the figure is rising: the SusteIT survey found that 63% of institutions are expecting to invest in more servers over the next two years.
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Managing Sustainable ICT in Further and Higher Education
- JISC, 2009www.jisc.ac.uk/publications
19. But Do We Need More Servers?
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30% Utilization
=
The Servers
20. A Simple Example of How Cloud Computing Promotes Consolidation
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7 Servers
50%
50%
30%
30%
20%
20%
20%
Department A
Department B
Department C
4 Servers
42% less space, electricity, carbon
70%
50%
50%
50%
Departments A, B & C
21. Comparison of Carbon Emissions of Cloud-Based vs. On-Premise Delivery of Three Microsoft Applications
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http://www.accenture.com/SiteCollectionDocuments/PDF/Accenture_Sustainability_Cloud_ Computing_TheEnvironmentalBenefitsofMovingtotheCloud.pdf
22. Case Study University Private Cloud
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2X Capacity
DR In Place
2% Reduction in Energy*
* Unisys projections
23. Data Center Design Because Power Efficiency Drives Profit, Cloud Providers are Motivated To Be Green
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24. Larger Cloud Data Centers Can Create Green Economies of Scale
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Who is this?
PUE
1.07
25. Whats Missing In This Picture?
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26. Applying Mobile Technology to Data Center Servers to Reduce CO2e
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256 sockets, 512 cores, 1.024 TB RAM, 1.28 Tbps
27. What Can You Do?
Before Buying More Servers, Explore Combining Data Centres into Clouds even across institutions
Use Power Management To Turn Off Servers When Not In Use
Replace Outdated DC Facilities and Servers
Talk to Unisys
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28. Thank You
John Treadway, Global Director Cloud Solutions
Unisys Corporation
April 27, 2011
john.treadway@unisys.com

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