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This series will focus on the trends, challenges, and opportunities for greening data centers, and how they fit within the larger business and environmental contexts. Please feel free to pass these links on. If you are interested in contributing to the series, get in touch.

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eBay Builds State-of-the-art Green Data Center in Utah

Online auction site eBay is building a $334 million state-of-the-art, environmentally responsible data center in the suburbs of Salt Lake City, Utah. eBay…

Relationships: The Key Ingredient to a Green Data Center

By Mike Leber, president and founder of Hurricane Electric Green data centers have been getting more attention in the media in the last…

EPA Data Center Cuts Waste, Finds Savings

The Green Grid, an IT industry consortium that is studying and seeking to standardize metrics, processes, methods and new technologies to make data…

Tips From UPS: Why and How to Start Greening Your Data Center

We’ve all heard the good news: Improving efficiencies at your data center is a sure-fire way to cut energy costs and reduce GHG…

Enabling Sustainable Data Centers with Tightly-Integrated, Advanced Component Technologies

By Dr. John Busch, president and co-founder of Schooner Information Technology According to the U.S. Department of Energy, for every 100 units of…

Data Center Pulse: Finding Green Solutions for Energy-Guzzling Servers and Cooling Systems

Think of it as a support group for data center gurus. Better yet, think of it as a support group on steroids for…

Opening Up Fort Knox: Looking for Transparency to Foster Data Center Innovation

By David Zwerin, Sustainability Marketing Consultant While researching the sustainability of data centers, I became frustrated with the lack of corporate transparency around…
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What it Takes to Power the Internet: Quantifying Our Online Obsession

US Infrastructure ran an article last month about how much energy we use to power the Internet. The above is an in interesting…
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3p’s Data Center Week: Creating a Context for Green IT

For many of us, the data center is something we all know exists; and as we have been reading more and more, it…

Enterprise Sustainability and Greening Data Centers

By Dr. Zen Kishimoto, Principal Analyst, Alta Terra Research Network Some years ago, energy was cheap. Few people in corporations paid attention to…

Data Centers as Information Factories

By Dave Ohara, Data Center Consultant and Publisher of GreenM3.com I have been writing on the Green Data Center topic for more than…