1. Views and Opinions on Green IT

    1. GENBAND pounds the podium on climate change by Doug Mohney.

      GENBAND pounds the podium on climate change by Doug Mohney.

      Orlando, Florida – GENBAND is three years into preaching the virtues of network transformation as a way to both save money and improve the environment. This year, the company brought Verizon and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to underline the point at its annual user event. It’s the economics from one of the world’s largest phone companies that makes for the most interesting argument.

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    2. Greenpeace Report Blames Utilities for Slow Greening of Data Centers by Peter Judge

      Greenpeace Report Blames Utilities for Slow Greening of Data Centers by Peter Judge

      After a lot of controversy, the regular Greenpeace “Clicking Clean” reports have settled into a role where they provide something for everyone - and the latest edition is no exception. Clicking Clean picks green winners who can boast about the endorsement. It finds villains for environmental activists to attack. And the report itself is a useful target, for those in the industry who want to criticise the way it over-simplifies the business of running data centers.

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  2. News From Around The Web

    1. Greenpeace Nitpicks Data Center Companies

      Greenpeace Nitpicks Data Center Companies

      Like so many aspects of industry, energy consumption is an increasingly politicized part of doing business—particularly in the case of data center operation and other IT functions. A recent Greenpeace report rags on a number of big names in the data center space, assigning each a series of “grades” on their energy policies. But although the environmental group has at least some laudable goals, it ignores the bigger energy picture.

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      Mentions: Apple Greenpeace
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  1. Categories

    1. Data Center Design:

      Construction, Container, Data Center Outages, Monitoring, Power and Cooling
    2. Policy:

      Cap and Trade, Carbon Footprint, Carbon Reduction Commitment, Carbon Tax, Emissions
    3. Power:

      Biomass, Fossil Fuel, Fuel Cell, Geothermal, Hydro, Nuclear, Solar, Wind
    4. Application:

      Cloud Computing, Grid Computing
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      Microblogging, Networking, Servers, Storage, Supercomputer
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  4. Organizations in the News

    1. (21 articles) Data Center Knowledge
    2. (21 articles) Facebook
    3. (20 articles) Google
    4. (18 articles) Amazon.com
    5. (17 articles) Apple
    6. (17 articles) Microsoft Corp
  5. Countries in the News

    1. (14 articles) Europe
    2. (2 articles) Iceland
    3. (2 articles) Netherlands
    4. (1 articles) United Kingdom
  6. People in the News

    1. (4 articles) Peter Judge
    2. (4 articles) Doug Mohney
    3. (3 articles) James Hamilton
    4. (2 articles) Marissa Mayer
    5. (2 articles) Gary Wojtaszek
    6. (1 articles) Tate Cantrell
  7. About the Editor

    Lisa Rhodes is Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Verne Global. Lisa is responsible for all aspects of customer interaction, marketing, and public relations. Over the past twenty years, she has held senior sales and operations roles in several global information and communications companies.