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Table 7 Availability assessment of primary data item - device utilisation - 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?
“computational load that a device is managing relative to the specified peak load” No – unless the customer selects to use dedicated hosts such as AWS/Azure Dedicated Hosts or GCP Sole-Tenant Nodes (and pays the additional costs), the Cloud Vendor provides no visibility of the utilization of the underlying devices.