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Just How Much Energy Will Edge Data Centers Consume?

An estimate says data centers, including edge sites, will soon use four times the energy all data centers used in 2018. Can it be true?

It was one of the most striking findings of the 2020 State of the Edge Report. By 2028, its authors projected, the total global power footprint of edge IT and edge data centers would be 102,000 megawatts (102 gigawatts).

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