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Virtualization and Energy Efficiency

In keeping with the philosophy of A.Vogel's cultivation and harvesting of herbs plants and production of natural remedies, that same viewpoint now applies to the management of our company websites.

A.Vogel has created the “Green Server” label especially for this purpose. It will be used on the A.Vogel websites to clearly identify the company’s commitment to nature and health.

The Best Possible Use of Existing Resources

To keep the resources required for running the A.Vogel/Bioforce websites as low as possible, A.Vogel also uses server virtualization. This enables the best possible use to be made of existing resources (CPUs, memory). When choosing hardware components too, maximum efficiency is the guiding principle so that as little electricity as possible is wasted as heat. The operation of a website requires more than just a server – a rapid Internet connection is also essential. A.Vogel therefore operates its servers in one of Switzerland’s best computing centers, which, as a member of the organization known as “The Green Grid,” satisfies high standards of energy efficiency.

Protect the Environment

A.Vogel’s websites are operated in 12 countries worldwide, and that number continues to grow. To protect the environment, all of the websites' hosting infrastructures are powered by ecologically produced electricity. What has always been a matter of course for natural remedies and food products from A.Vogel is now also being used for the globally-operational company's websites: the sustainable use of nature and its resources lies at the heart of everything we do.

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