Report 29 Aug 2022

Assessing the Cloud's Sustainability – Green Cloud - InBrief Analysis - Worldwide

The critical questions when it comes to green cloud computing are:

  • Is cloud computing sustainable?
  • How can a potential user select a cloud service based on sustainability metrics?

While in the early days of Green IT, cost-saving aspects were in the foreground of the whole journey, today, sustainability and CO2 reduction at a reasonable price are the focus.



Management Summary

Introduction – Sustainable IT

Is Cloud Computing Generally Sustainable?

How to Assess the Sustainability of Cloud Computing

Green Cloud – Hyperscalers

Green Cloud – Other Interesting Providers

Green Cloud – Leading SaaS Providers

PAC’s Recommendations

  • Recommendations for IT providers
  • Recommendations for IT users