green data centers

Green IT and Data Center issues

This series focuses on the trends, challenges, and opportunities for greening data centers, and how they fit within the larger business and environmental contexts

Will Microsoft and Google Blow Life into British Wind Power?

Giant IT companies with giant energy needs—Microsoft and Google are great examples—have been looking for low-cost, low-polluting ways of powering their massive server…
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eBay Announces First Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target: 15 Percent by 2012

eBay Inc. recently achieved a first among internet companies: it was the first such company to disclose greenhouse gas figures in 2009 to…

Green Software Unconference Wrap Up

By Shripal Shah Last week I had some fascinating conversations with folks at the Green Software Unconference held at Computer History Museum in…

Google Chills Out: Eliminates Chillers at Belgium Data Center

By Deborah Fleischer, Green Impact According to Andrew Winston’s new book Green Recovery, the average data center uses as much energy as 25,000…

Hewlett Packard Continues to Raise the Green Bar

HP Expands its Eco Solutions Portfolio: Aims to Save 1B kWh by 2011 According to a recent report from the Consumer Electronics Association…

New Study Reveals Green IT Budgets are Rising

Symantec Study Shows Green IT is Now Considered an Essential Practice Green IT budgets are rising and most IT executives say they willing…

Green:Net 09 – “The First Green Conference for the Internet Technology Industry”

Whether or not you’re an internet technology professional, if you’re a 3P reader you know the importance that IT and related technologies play…

Energy Consumption and the Opportunities for the IT Industry

By Sudha Reddy The IT industry contributes the same amount of emissions as the global air travel industry. It’s rumored that about 7…