Recommendation : 4. Monitor the impact of the host
Are the legal structure, its subsidiaries and its parent company respectful of regulations and ethics ?
Is all legal information collected and reviewed?
The hosting business is moving in two opposite directions: concentration of large players and the multiplication of local actors. While the legal structures of these two types of entities may be more or less visible, it is important to be able to understand all the ramifications in order to make an informed choice of provider in accordance with the Sustainable IT principles.
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12 other criteria related to the recommendation: Monitor the impact of the host
Are the servers and technical equipment certified ?
Does the supplier display all of its indicators ?
Is the end-of-life equipment recycled or upcycled (sale / donation / recycling, etc.) ?
Does the electricity come from renewable energies ?
Does the datacenter provide reliable information in terms of energy consumption ?
Is the hosting company transparent about the carbon impact of the infrastructure and its usage for its customers ?
Are the suppliers selected on the basis of their ability to communicate the differentiating indicators ?
Is non-critical equipment obtained from reconditioning ?
Is the equipment repaired rather than replaced ?
Are servers and routers renewed when technologies allow better energy efficiency ?
Does the construction / sheath / insulation materials used allow for better energy efficiency. Does the building meet HQE, rt2012 or equivalent standards ?
What is the impact of data center cooling on the environment ?