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A new study released today from Climate Savers Computing Initiative highlights the need for efficiency improvements in commercial and home networking technologies.
Date: 07/27/2010
Type: News, Report
Arch Rock has developed a new data center monitoring program, which measures and relates temperature, humidity, electricity use, and fan speed to create the most energy efficient conditions.
Date: 10/26/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
Frequently, improvements in data center energy efficiency involve virtualization, consolidation and improved management of power and cooling systems, but a growing number of voices are starting to question whether software should play a greater role in the green effort.
Date: 07/12/2010
Type: Blog
The first Energy Star rating for data centers was awarded to NetApp's Research Triangle Park in North Carolina.
Date: 07/16/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
Huge savings are possible by installing grid software that can reroute internet data searches to data centers where electricity is the cheapest.
Date: 08/17/2009
Type: News
After months of anticipation, the EPA has finally released its Energy Star label for data centers. The label should incite competition for energy efficiency improvements, as the agency plans to award the label to only the top 25% of centers in a given industry.
Date: 06/08/2010
Type: Article
Actively managing energy in data centers through processes such as virtualization and storage consolidation can result in energy savings of at least 40 percent.
Date: 07/20/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers
Local Host is completing a feasibility study to build the world’s largest green data center in an abandoned mine in Norway, utilizing the country’s hydro-electric and wind power and its supply of freezing water for efficient cooling.
Date: 04/28/2010
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
Google awards $1 million research grant aimed at slashing energy usage in large Internet data centers
Date: 02/04/2010
Type: News

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