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Reaching Climate Neutral Through Equinix and Alibaba Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Jeremy Deutsch

Popular shopping events like ‘Singles Day’ has brought into focus how online high-traffic events can be made sustainable through green cloud practices. For the first time last year, Alibaba’s ’11.11’ event––the world’s largest shopping festival ran fully on the cloud. The deployment of 100% cloud-native technologies during the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival in 2021 reduced computing resources by 50% for every 10,000 transactions in comparison to previous years. The use of renewable energy in Alibaba’s Zhangbei County data center also helped reduce carbon emissions by over 26,000 tons, creating a more low-carbon society. To support the vast volume of…

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Posted by Jeremy Deutsch on Nov 9, 2022

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