Coding green for the future

July 31, 2008
The burden of green doesn't just fall on hardware vendors; software developers need to crank out slimmer, more eco-friendly code
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PG&E adds thin provisioning to energy-saving incentive program

July 28, 2008
Program grew from 3PAR's demonstration that combining storage virtualization and thin provisioning can save power
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IT admins should also think green

July 24, 2008
Your list of IT duties may be long, but viewing that list through green-hued glasses can reap dividends for you and your organization
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Accenture primes tech tools for green consulting

July 23, 2008
Consultancy unveils new suite of tools to bolster its burgeoning green consulting services
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Six tips for safely choosing an IT asset disposal partner

July 17, 2008
Picking the right company to help retire your IT gear could not only save you some cash and headaches, it could protect you from a regulatory nightmare
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Make the perfect laptop greener

July 10, 2008
InfoWorld's proposed WorldBooks could set a higher standard for green computing I've got to hand it to InfoWorld Chief Technologist Tom Yager: He's come up with very slick, innovative designs for two laptops, the InfoWorld WorldBook Ether and Meteor. He says the machines could theoretically be built and shipped within the year -- if hardware vendors had the gumption to do so. To his credit, Tom did include some
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Savor the fruit of others' green IT success

July 10, 2008
Organizations are contributing to the greater good by making their datacenter best practices transparent Whether for the sake of helping tackle the datacenter power crisis, chipping in to fight global warming, winning over new customers, or racking up bragging rights, recently companies have been readily opening their datacenters in recent months (at least figuratively) and giving the world -- including would-be
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The three principles of datacenter energy efficiency

June 26, 2008
There are three key principles to datacenter energy efficiency according to Subodh Bapat, VP and distinguished engineer at Sun. He shared them with the audience during his keynote address here at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group's Data Center Energy Summit, hosted at Sun's Santa Clara, Calif.-based headquarters. First, there's the principle of totality which states that an energy efficient datacenter has ever
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Good-bye DRAM, hello flash?

June 26, 2008
For some datacenter operators out there, insufficient server processing power isn't driving them to adopt more and more servers. Rather, it's the lack of precious server memory, necessary to deliver results at the lightning speed users have come to expect -- nay, demand -- from search engines, social networking sites, e-commerce sites, and similar Internet-based applications. A pair of companies, Virident and Sp
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Dell gets a jump on Energy Star 5.0

June 25, 2008
When Energy Star 4.0 went into effect last year, it seemed to set a rather high bar for power supplies: In order for a computer to meet the standard, it needs a PSU with a minimum efficiency of 80 percent. But hardware vendor Dell already appears to have an eye on the next version of the Energy Star specification, which is slated to go into effect in July of 2009. Over the past month, however, Dell has set a cou
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