The Carbon Offset Cloud

You want to plant trees, plant trees. But do it because you want to, not because you feel like you have to.

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When you hear the word ‘offset’, you think about carbon, right? Planting trees to excuse whatever damage you still plan to do to the environment. But what if you could run your digital products in a cloud that was green from the off? One that didn’t demand more leaves to cover its indiscretions?

That’s Edge Network. By storing data on existing devices that have already paid a debt to our environment, it provides a greener alternative to the dirty warehouses run by Amazon, Microsoft and Google. Those devices are closer to the end consumer of the data, too, so less energy is used to ship your web pages and files.

Of course this doesn’t mean the world needs fewer trees. But it does mean that Edge – unlike traditional cloud services – won’t force you to offset to feel better about your infrastructure decisions.

There is, however, one offset that Edge does promote – and that involves cost. If you are a business with rows of desktop machines that do little each night but sleep, you could offer a substantial contribution to the Edge Network. This turns idle technology into revenue, which you can offset against your cloud services bill.

Think about it. Your business can tell its customers a positive story about greener digital services and take a chunk out of infrastructure costs at the same time.

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