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Facebook Faces Up to Power and Cooling Challenge

The popular social network site is cooling its enormous data center with outside air and evaporative cooling.
Tags: Facebook, data center management, green IT, power and cooling, green data center

What's New in Green Data Center Management

This week in green data center management news: NEC strengthens its lineup of energy-conserving data center servers.
Tags: data center management, green IT, green computing

Green Data Center Management News

This week in green data center management news: Canadian researchers hope to perfect a way to host the Internet's content purely on green power.
Tags: IT, data center, data center management, green IT, green data center

Green Data Center Management News

This week in green data center management news GE is in investing in SynapSense - a startup that uses software and wireless sensors to reduce energy usage in data centers.
Tags: data center, data center management, green IT, green technology

Green IT: Data Center Management News

A new Forrester Research study indicates that nearly 40 percent of businesses now have a plan for implementing an enterprise-wide carbon and energy management system.
Tags: data center, data center management, green IT

The Benefits of Energy Efficient Data Center Management

According to industry stats there are 4.75 million servers worldwide being managed and upgraded without being actively used on a daily basis.
Tags: data center management, energy efficiency, green IT, energy management

Data Center Management Green IT News

This week in data center management news China is developing the Tianjin Eco-City concept that will include green data centers for banking and manufacturing software systems.
Tags: data center, data center management, green power, green IT, green technology

Green IT and Data Center Management News

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.
Tags: data center management, green IT

Green Data Center Management News

This week in data center management news IBM announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire BigFix and ADC will feature comprehensive data center solutions at Cisco Live 2010.
Tags: data center management, green IT

Green Data Center Management Ideas

Data center managers can lower power consumption while boosting server and network efficiencies.
Tags: data center management, green, green IT, green technology

Manure-Powered Data Centers -- The Next Big Thing?

Besides generating a chuckle or two, a manure-powered data center may be the ultimate in sustainable energy for both developed and developing countries. HP Labs presented the concept at the ASME International Conference on Sustainability last week.
Tags: data center, green IT, green technology, green computing

Data Center Storage to Get Green Specification

As Energy Star certification for data centers moves closer to becoming a reality, the EPA has also begun crafting specification for certifying data center storage devices.
Tags: green IT, green storage, Energy Star, EPA, storage device

Still Plenty of Green in the Data Center

For many data centers, going green meant going virtual -- that is, the vast majority of power savings over the past two or three years has been the by-product of server consolidation.
Tags: virtualization, server virtualization, green IT, server consolidation

Yahoo, Intel Unveil Green Data Centers

Last week, week both Yahoo and Intel unveiled green infrastructure projects that just might change how the data centers everywhere operate.
Tags: Intel, Yahoo, green IT, environment, power and cooling

This Week on the Green Data Center Management Front

Among the big news this week in green data center management: Singapore pledges to cut carbon emissions by 16 percent by 2020, and for the second year in a row, data security is the primary concern and driver of IT asset disposition compliance efforts.
Tags: data center management, green power, green, green IT

Greenpeace Warns of Data Center Emissions in Cloud Computing Set Ups

The environmental activist group is sounding an alarm about the carbon footprint created in the transition to cloud computing. It urges IT firms to opt for renewables when they open new data centers.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, carbon footprint, green IT, energy

This Week on the Green Data Center Management Front

Among the big news this week in green data center management: a new industry group is trying to apply open-source principles to the design and build of data centers using new technologies such as green IT, and Viridity Software unveils its EnergyCenter data center.
Tags: data center management, green IT, power and cooling

Viridity Launches New Data Center Management Software

The company's new data center management software offers energy monitoring and measurement.
Tags: data center, data center management, green IT, cooling, energy

This Week on the Green Data Center Management Front

Among the big news this week in green data center management: Horizon Data Center Solutions announces a partnership with Power Loft, Cisco, GDSYS, and Incheon Metropolitan City partner to build a next-generation green data center, and Vycon Energy demonstrates how its flywheel backup power systems can be used for health-care data system power backup.
Tags: green, green IT

Data Center Management Puts Focus on IT Efficiency

AFCOM's Data Center World 2010 looks at data center management and the trends we'll see this year.
Tags: data center management, green IT, energy management

Data Center Management Software Tracks Unmetered Equipment

Sentilla has launched the newest version of its data center management energy technology solution.
Tags: software, data center management, Enterprise, green IT, energy consumption

Solar Power Your Data Center Into the Future

Hard-Core Hardware: The age of solar power is fast arriving, and it may be keeping the lights on in a data center near you. The former downsides, chiefly cost constraints, no longer apply.
Tags: data center, hardware, green, green IT, solar power

Two Thumbs Down for Green Tech

Two prominent Silicon Valley investors explain why green tech is over-hyped, and point out other opportunities elsewhere, including social media.
Tags: green, green IT

When it Comes to Servers, Is Lead Really so Bad?

Hard-Core Hardware: The latest green standards may threaten server reliability. And the implications extend far beyond data centers being inconvenienced.
Tags: servers, green, green IT

Virtualization Drives the Green IT Bus

Virtually Speaking: Green IT is gaining ground, and virtualization is a popular way for enterprises to get there.
Tags: virtualization, HP, Symantec, green, green IT

EPA Brings Energy Star Ratings to Servers

The Energy Star program has been greening PCs and monitors for years, now servers are entering the pasture.
Tags: green, green IT, Energy Star, EPA, energy