Gmail: 80 Times More Energy Efficient Than Running In-House E-Mail

A few days ago Google Published a post to it’s official blog. I thought I would share it with you here because it really is quite interesting. Google claims, due to its cloud infrastructure, that GMail is 80 times more energy efficient than running in house E-Mail. They say this is because…

Cloud-based services are typically housed in highly efficient data centers that operate at higher server utilization rates and use hardware and software that’s built specifically for the services they provide—conditions that small businesses are rarely able to create on their own.

Here are some incredible Youtube stats too…