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Environmental stewardship is becoming increasingly important as we take steps toward a sustainable future. This is particularly important when it comes to construction of new data centers or renovations of older ones. This article discusses sustainable sites and water efficiency for data centers.
Date: 07/19/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Data Centers
Alcatel Lucent's Bell Labs launches an initiative to reduce emissions from the information and communications technology sector by a factor of 1,000.
Date: 01/11/2010
Type: News
Intel has ranked first in the nation for using renewable energy, since 2008. The firm is raising the bar on energy efficiency goals, aiming to increase energy efficiency of notebook computers and data center products to 25 times the 2010 levels by 2020.
Date: 05/21/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Data Centers
Intel announced its new portfolio of datacenter products and technologies for cloud service providers looking to drive greater efficiency and flexibility into their infrastructure to support future demands for new services and innovation.
Date: 09/06/2013
Type: Article
Technology Review clean web image
The energy problem is humanity's greatest challenge. Here's how information technology can provide some answers.
Date: 04/02/2012
Type: Article
Alta Terra blog post relating to looking at the big picture around Data Center energy consumption.
Date: 08/31/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers, Smart Grid
The tech industry has been exploiting data center energy saving opportunities by retooling software to be more energy efficient.
Date: 05/04/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers
data center
There’s a divide within data centers today between the people who manage data center cooling, power and security systems, and the IT folks that buy and run the servers, but the efficiencies of IT have a lot to offer the future of greener data centers.
Date: 02/22/2011
Type: Blog
The Federal Regulatory Energy Commission has granted Google Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of the search giant, to behave like a utility.
Date: 02/19/2010
Type: News
IBM and Syracuse University plan to build a 6,000 square foot data center that runs on gas turbines and cools with waste heat.
Date: 12/02/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers

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