Probably more than you ever wanted to know about Apple and its impact on the environment.
Gartner: Turn server heat up to 75 – Computerworld
In addition to Gartner’s report, a recent survey by CDW illustrates trends related to data center efficiency. CDW surveyed 752 IT pros in U.S. organizations for its 2009 Energy Efficient IT Report, finding that 59% are training employees to shut down equipment when they leave the office, and 46% have implemented or are implementing server virtualization.
British IT organization BCS (www.bcs.org) announced on Monday it has launched a new green IT qualification (www.bcs.org/greenit) designed to help IT professionals and corporations gain an in-depth understanding of the environmental issues surrounding IT.
PSPgo is More Environmentally Friendly – Reuters/Matter Network
IGN touched on this point recently in a review of the system, pointing out that system sales are not very profitable or plentiful compared to software sales. This may just be a fact of life as more and more products go online, and for the environmentally conscious consumer this is a great thing because it means less driving to and from stores, less plastic disks cases and accessories, less boxes and papers, and less shipping.
Green IT Fuels Red Hot Careers – Earth2Tech
Among the handful of data center executives making big job moves recently is former Microsoft data center guru Debra Chrapaty. While Microsoft added thousands of servers a month to meet demand for its online services, she was at the helm, growing data center capacity and driving energy efficiency.
And don’t forget more fresh-off-the-Web Green IT links at GigaOM Pro.