Recommendation : 2. Combine human and technical aspects
Do all of the service provider's employees have social and salary conditions equivalent to those of the data center customer ?
Does the service provider use subcontractors outside the territory?
The 24/7 supervision needs of data centers can push operators to distribute their technical and human supervision resources in a "Follow the Sun" mode. The conditions of work in different countries can introduce great inequalities in treatment and social coverage. The transparency and consistency of treatment of all of the service provider's employees is essential to guarantee the human and economic dimension of Sustainable IT.
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5 other criteria related to the recommendation: Combine human and technical aspects
Is the data center located near the main activity ?
Are trips for interventions to the data center possible by public transport or soft mobility ?
Does the data center support the local economic ecosystem ?
Does the material come from companies known to respect the labor code ?
Is the equipment made by environmentally friendly companies ?