Data Center R&D Roadmap


This document reflects the ideas and solutions expressed by the more than sixty experts who attended the “Vision and Roadmap Workshop on Routing Telecom and Data Centers Toward Efficient Energy Use,” held on October 15 and 16, 2008, at the Yahoo! Headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. The workshop participants developed visions for the energy-efficient future of data centers and telecommunications central offices and identified some of the key challenges and potential solutions to radically reduce the energy intensity of this growing and vital industry.