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Google Limits Carbon Footprint, Funds Climate Change Deniers

Google Limits Carbon Footprint, Funds Climate Change Deniers

August 19, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

A commitment to green datacenters, renewable energy projects and the purchasing of carbon offsets have enabled Google to reduce its revenue-adjusted carbon footprint for the fourth year in a row. Which raises the question, if Google is a friend to the environment, why is it giving money to climate change deniers? Read more...

The Environmental and Economic Benefits of Knowing Your IT Carbon Footprint

The Environmental and Economic Benefits of Knowing Your IT Carbon Footprint

August 20, 2013 | Sushil Pandey, ICT4D

Whether because of rising energy costs, an increase in media coverage on global warming and climate change, or a host of other possible reasons, green IT has been gaining attention. For any organization, knowing their IT carbon footprint has multiple benefits. Read more...

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Prefab Datacenter Employs Battery-Backed Servers

Prefab Datacenter Employs Battery-Backed Servers

August 20, 2013 | Green Computing Report Staff

Yahoo Japan, a joint venture between Yahoo and SoftBank, has installed 200 PRIMERGY RX200 S7 servers with on-board batteries as part of a prefab datacenter approach. Read more...

CRAC Retrofit Saves Datacenter 38 Percent in Power Costs

CRAC Retrofit Saves Datacenter 38 Percent in Power Costs

August 16, 2013 | Tiffany Trader

Digi-CRAC technology is saving the Cisco Yintai Data Center in Beijing, China, 38% in annual electrical costs while reducing thermal stress on mission critical equipment. Read more...

Bloom Energy Launches Fuel Cell Leasing Program

Bloom Energy Launches Fuel Cell Leasing Program

August 15, 2013 | Tom Ayres

Bloom Energy announced a new leasing program in conjunction with Bank of America Merrill Lynch that aims to make fuel cells more accessible. Read more...

Power: Off the Wire

Schneider Electric Works With Intel for First Integrated Software DCIM and Server Access Solution

August 20, 2013

Today Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, announced the first data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software solution that provides server access without the need for additional hardware. This new product module for StruxureWare Data Center Operation is the result of leveraging IntelVirtual Gateway technology to provide full server lifecycle access and power cycling for remote management.Read more...

Verne Global Honored With Two Stevie Awards in 2013 International Business Awards

August 20, 2013

Verne Global, an innovative, UK-based developer of energy efficient data center campuses, has been recognized with Silver and Bronze Stevie Awards in the Communications Team of the Year and Website categories, respectively, for the 10th Annual International Business Awards. The two awards highlight Verne Global's achievements in effectively communicating a new data center concept to key media and analysts and for its online content marketing platform, Green Data Center News.Read more...

Sererra Consulting Group Announces Platinum Sponsorship of Intacct Advantage 2013

August 20, 2013

Sererra Consulting Group, LLC., an industry leader in Green IT cloud business process and technology management solutions, today announced their Platinum Sponsorship of Intacct’s Advantage conference, the top Intacct event of the year. Intacct customers and partners come together for over five days to share new capabilities and strategies that have helped businesses grow to new levels of productivity, efficiency and performance. Read more...

DCE Announces New Additions to Its Evo-POD Modular Datacenter Range

August 16, 2013

Data City Exchange (DCE) has announced new 12- and 24-rack high density versions of the Evo-POD to sit alongside its existing 96- and 48-rack standard designs in the range. Read more...

GE, Sandia National Lab Use HPC to Discover Pathway to Quieter, More Productive Wind Turbines

August 16, 2013

GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Company, announced research that could significantly impact the design of future wind turbine blades. Utilizing the power of high-performance computing (HPC) to perform complex calculations, GE engineers have overcome previous design constraints, allowing them to begin exploring ways to design reengineered wind blades that are low-noise and more prolific power-producers. Read more...

 

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