Intuit Helps Small Business Capture a ‘Green Snapshot’ – GreenBiz.com
Cooler’s database became the engine for Snapshot. As Shah explains: “Snapshot reads your Quickbook data, pulls every dollar the business has spent over the past twelve months, and works with Cooler’s economic input-output matching engine. It looks at the payee and the vendor of every transaction and tries to match it to the closest of about 1,000 carbon categories that the Cooler engine has. And for each of those carbon categories there’s a carbon intensity — emissions per dollar spent.” The result is a report detailing a company’s carbon footprint and cost-effective opportunities to reduce it.
Energy-efficient data center breaks ground – Consulting-Specifying Engineer
The $12.4 million, 6,000-sq-ft data center will feature its own electrical tri-generation system and incorporate IBM’s latest energy-efficient computers and computer-cooling technology. SU will manage and analyze the performance of the center, as well as research and develop new data center energy efficiency analysis and modeling tools.
Kingston targets SMEs with easy SSD upgrades – TechCentral.ie
The new kits are available in 64Gb and 128Gb versions and, along with the drive itself, provide cloning software and instructions on how to transfer the data and swap out the drives, thereby removing the need to reinstall the operating system or lose any settings.
Virtualization Delivers on Health Records Project – CIO Insight
With records now available via SaaS, participating physicians don’t need to deploy any hardware in their practices. Beth Israel Deaconess, in turn, doesn’t need to provide physicians with ongoing, on-site technical support, Gillis says.
The Mainframe Bridge to the Cloud – TechNewsWorld
How can mainframes can help enterprises reach cloud-computing benefits faster? Let’s look at what defines cloud computing, with an emphasis on private clouds or those computing models that enterprises can control on-premises, but that also favor and provide cloud-like efficiency with lower-end costs and a heightened ability to deliver services that support agile business processes.