Today in Green IT: Thanks to a growing ecosystem of virtual desktop apps, the future of thin clients is looking more and more like the iPad. Also, despite the success of Amazon’s S3 platform, many IT managers won’t commit to cloud storage and Microsoft claims that its Hyper-V virtualization platform has helped Target eliminate nearly 9,000 servers.
California Hospital Gets iPads with VMWare View – Channel Insider
Don’t look now, but tablets are shaping up to become the ultimate thin clients.
Cloud storage a steep climb – Computerworld
Amazon’s S3 is the standard bearer, but enterprises remain reluctant.
Target Uses Microsoft Virtualization Tech to Eliminate 8,650 Servers – Retail Info Systems News
Hyper-V goes to work.
The green side of managed print services – GreenTech Pastures | ZDNet
No more piles of uncollected printouts? Yes, please!
Future data centers won’t need HVAC, lighting – Consulting-Specifying Engineer
IBM Offers Its Cloud To Watch The UK’s Electrical Grid – All Things Digital
Green IT meets the smart grid.
A New Way to Churn Out Cheap LED Lighting – Technology Review
More on Bridgelux’s tech, which promises to slash the cost of LED lighting.
Top Ten U.S. and China Collaborations in Cleantech – Reuters
Look who’s working together, even though they’re painted as rivals in the cleantech space.