The Internet industry – operators of digital infrastructures, services and business models – is a key industry and growth engine of our time. Its importance for the entire economy is steadily expanding, and its revenue volume in the European economic and financial zone has grown in recent years. More than ever before, we can say: The future is digital.
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Are European data centres ready for the climate targets of the EU Green Deal? And which best practices can already be tapped into in order to both harness technological development potential, and to derive recommendations for political action for data centres of the future? A study commissioned by the eco Association for the Alliance for Strengthening of Digital Infrastructures in Germany, undertaken by the Borderstep Institute and supported by the Vodafone Institute, provides a wealth of information in this regard.
In the current budget negotiations of the German federal government, the planned digital budget could also fall victim to cuts. eco Association expressly warns against cutting funds for the implementation of digitalisation plans and projects.