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  • 50% of ICT Energy Usage in UK F&HE From PCs/Laptops
  • ^ "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."
  • Lower power devices, etc…
  • Low energy usage, low CO2 footprint. Portable, fast, perfect??
  • So, what if we were to get to these greener all-in-onedevices replacing what we have today?
  • So, the offset of iPads is more cloud computing… data coming from music, photo, facebook, gmail, etc….
  • So, the offset of iPads is more cloud computing… data coming from music, photo, facebook, gmail, etc….
  • So, the offset of iPads is more cloud computing… data coming from music, photo, facebook, gmail, etc….
  • Type and proximity of power. How is it generated? Coal, Gas, Nuclear, Wind, GeoThermal?PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness) 1.07Density of
  • 85f, 65% humidity, 1.5U to enable better air flow
  • 256 sockets, 512 cores, 1.024 TB RAM, 1.28 Tbps
  • Unisys greening of it in higher education cloud computing

    1. 1. Reducing Carbon Footprint in UK Further & Higher Education through Cloud Computing<br />John Treadway, Global Director Cloud Solutions<br />Unisys Corporation<br />April 27, 2011<br />john.treadway@unisys.com<br />
    2. 2. F&HE ICT-related Carbon Footprint<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 2<br />1,486,000 Computers<br />246,000 Printers<br />238,000 Servers<br />500,000 Tonnes of CO2e Per Year<br />Managing Sustainable ICT in Further and Higher Education<br /> - JISC, 2009 www.jisc.ac.uk/publications<br />
    3. 3. Feel the Heat? 50% of energy here…<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 3<br />Managing Sustainable ICT in Further and Higher Education<br /> - JISC, 2009 www.jisc.ac.uk/publications<br />
    4. 4. The Carbon Impact of PCs In F&HE<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 4<br />
    5. 5. 4.7million* of These…<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 5<br />"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<br />
    6. 6. … create 1.55 Million Tonnes CO2e<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 6<br />
    7. 7. What if All Students Carried iPads?<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 7<br />More than two-thirds less – save >1.0 Mt CO2e!<br />
    8. 8. I Carry Three “Computers”<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 8<br />
    9. 9. That’s My Inconvenient Truth….<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 9<br />
    10. 10. Is this the future?<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 10<br />
    11. 11. Maybe if Steve Jobs would make it worth having?<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 11<br />Queue the Choir…<br />
    12. 12. Mobile Devices Increasingly Get Their Data & Services from Clouds<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 12<br />
    13. 13. First, What Is Cloud Computing?(obligatory level set)<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 13<br />
    14. 14. But, Are Clouds Green?<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 14<br />
    15. 15. It Depends…<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 15<br />
    16. 16. Are Cloud Data Centers Greener than Traditional Data Centers?<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 16<br />
    17. 17. Average Server Utilization<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 17<br />10 – 15%<br />
    18. 18. The Demand for Data Centers Continues to Grow<br /> “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.”<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 18<br />Managing Sustainable ICT in Further and Higher Education<br /> - JISC, 2009 www.jisc.ac.uk/publications<br />
    19. 19. But Do We Need More Servers?<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 19<br />30% Utilization<br />=<br />½ The Servers<br />
    20. 20. A Simple Example of How Cloud Computing Promotes Consolidation <br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 20<br />7 Servers<br />50%<br />50%<br />30%<br />30%<br />20%<br />20%<br />20%<br />Department A<br />Department B<br />Department C<br />4 Servers<br />42% less space, electricity, carbon<br />70%<br />50%<br />50%<br />50%<br />Departments A, B & C<br />
    21. 21. Comparison of Carbon Emissions of Cloud-Based vs. On-Premise Delivery of Three Microsoft Applications<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 21<br />http://www.accenture.com/SiteCollectionDocuments/PDF/Accenture_Sustainability_Cloud_ Computing_TheEnvironmentalBenefitsofMovingtotheCloud.pdf<br />
    22. 22. Case Study – University Private Cloud<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 22<br />2X Capacity<br />DR In Place<br />2% Reduction in Energy*<br />* Unisys projections<br />
    23. 23. Data Center Design – Because Power Efficiency Drives Profit, Cloud Providers are Motivated To Be Green<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 23<br />
    24. 24. Larger Cloud Data Centers Can Create Green Economies of Scale<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 24<br />Who is this?<br />PUE<br />1.07<br />
    25. 25. What’s Missing In This Picture?<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 25<br />
    26. 26. Applying Mobile Technology to Data Center Servers to Reduce CO2e<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 26<br />256 sockets, 512 cores, 1.024 TB RAM, 1.28 Tbps <br />
    27. 27. What Can You Do?<br />Before Buying More Servers, Explore Combining Data Centres into Clouds – even across institutions<br />Use Power Management To Turn Off Servers When Not In Use<br />Replace Outdated DC Facilities and Servers<br />Talk to Unisys…<br />© 2011 Unisys Corporation. All rights reserved. <br />Page 27<br />
    28. 28. Thank You<br />John Treadway, Global Director Cloud Solutions<br />Unisys Corporation<br />April 27, 2011<br />john.treadway@unisys.com<br />

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