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By storing data with a third party via a cloud computing network, companies can reduce their emissions since most cloud network data centers are optimized for maximum efficiency.
Date: 07/15/2009
Type: News
Replacing and upgrading certain equipment in a server room can have large energy cost payoffs, but many owners are unable to do so due to high upfront costs.
Date: 07/14/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers
Energy Star specifications are now available for data servers. The servers that receive the Energy Star label will be around 30% more energy efficient.
Date: 05/27/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers
Data centers cooling systems are often set to peak load even when they are not needed, wasting energy during off peak loads.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Data Centers
Google spends lots of money on electricity use in their data centers, so they invest heavily making their data centers more efficient.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Data Centers
Many IT companies are now building data centers in cool climates, then using the outside air to partially cool the servers instead of energy inefficient air conditioning.
Date: 04/09/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
After completing an energy efficiency upgrade at one of its data centers, GE is now marketing their services to IT companies looking for efficiency upgrades.
Date: 02/02/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
As the demand for data storage grows, the energy use associated is no longer negligible. This growing demand can be reduced by simply tracking all stored data, not making excessive copies, and purging older files.
Date: 06/01/2008
Type: Article
Technologies: Data Centers

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