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Table 3 Availability assessment of primary data item - transactions - required under the GHG Protocol for assessment of ICT emissions

From: Assessing the suitability of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol for calculation of emissions from public cloud computing workloads

GHG Protocol Description Data available to Cloud Vendor customers?
“for example, measured Iops (input-output operations per second) or WebAPIs/requests processed by the platform, over a specified time period” Yes – if relevant, this can be calculated based on the application usage over a given period. Users may be an alternative (above).