Green IT and Data Center Management News

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Jul 13, 2010

Each Monday, the Enterprise IT Planet Green Blog reports the latest environmental-related IT news. This week in green IT and data center management news, an unconventional web design firm in Canada uses web servers powered by wind energy to help local and international businesses grow green business, and Fujitsu announces that its Flashwave 4500 Multiservice Provisioning Platform (MSPP) has met energy efficiency standards under the Telecommunications Energy Efficiency Ratio (TEER) metric.

This week in data center management news: a web design firm in Canada uses web servers powered by wind energy to help grow green business.

"Renewable energy from solar panels and wind turbines offer a viable alternative to diesel generators in remote off-grid mobile station sites, and a new report from Pike Research forecasts that renewable energy will power 4.5% of the world's mobile base stations by 2014, up from just 0.11% in 2010.

"Cisco and Living PlanIT have signed a letter of intent to build a sustainable community in the northern Portuguese municipality of Paredes to serve as an example of a smart connected community that enables economic development, better city management and an improved quality of live for its 200,000 citizens.

"Green IT provider Planned Systems International (PSI) has been awarded a contract by the United States Marine Corps to create a web-based training solution for Transactional Users of the Total Force Structure Management System."

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