How a private cloud saves money and the environment
Ricoh partnered with Infosys to develop a private cloud, which is being deployed across 35 Ricoh Europe operating companies. More than 50 percent of Ricoh's customers are currently running on it, as well as all of its core internal applications.
The company is also consolidating nine data centers into two, which will cut IT infrastructure costs by 30 percent through the elimination of 1,000 servers. It will also reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 16,800 tons (the equivalent of taking 3,350 cars off the road), helping the company achieve its 2050 goal ‘to reduce total energy consumption by 87.5 percent.'
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