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Microsoft vs. Global Warming

You might scoff to learn that Microsoft is helping fight global warming, and so would I, had I not written the article "Can Microsoft Save the World?" focusing on the company's efforts to eliminate disease, feed the world and fight population growth.

At the recent global warming summit in Copenhagen, Microsoft explained how it can reduce greenhouse gases, including its support of datacenter efficiency (largely through virtualization), video and Web conferencing, and cloud computing. Not just that, but the company talked about its work with global warming researchers mostly through database and data warehouse support.

Posted by Doug Barney on January 06, 2010 at 11:53 AM


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