A Chip to Slash the Power in Data Centers – Greentech Media
Sandforce, a startup in Saratoga, has devised a processor that it claims will effectively allow search companies, banks and other companies with large datacenters to swap out storage systems made out of hard drives with drives made of flash memory, which only use about 5 percent of the power.
Software Solutions Ease Sustainability Management and Reporting – Environmental Leader
Currently, there are several initiatives such as the Carbon Disclosure Project, the Global Footprint Network and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) that offer tools including surveys and reporting frameworks to collect data on corporate environmental performance, reports World Changing.
Internal Clouds are Cheaper, More Viable: HP – CXOtoday.com
Internal cloud computing or building a cloud like infrastructure within their own premises would be more cost-efficient for enterprises than opting for external cloud computing models provided by managed service providers, according to Aman Dokania, senior vice-president, Infrastructure, Server & Storage division, HP-Asia Pacific.
What will that green project cost you? GlassHouse service calculates the environmental tab. – GreenTech Pastures – ZDNet Blogs
Most IT services companies have figured out how to tell you how much money a given infrastructure project will cost and then, hopefully, save over time. GlassHouse Technologies hopes to differentiate its message by calculating what it calls the Energy Proficiency Impact Analysis for major projects that it undertakes.
Fujitsu’s FUTRO S100 – SlipperyBrick
Fujitsu will use VIA’s Eden ULV (Ultra Low Voltage) processor for the FUTRO S100 thin client, which is surprisingly easy on the eyes.