1. Articles in category: Carbon Footprint

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    1. GreenTouch Consortium aims for 98% energy reduction in wireline, core networks by 2020

      GreenTouch Consortium aims for 98% energy reduction in wireline, core networks by 2020

      GreenTouch says it has developed new methods that can reduce net energy consumption in wireline telecom networks by 98 percent by 2020 while accounting for ongoing growth of data traffic. It said that this savings is equivalent to the greenhouse gas emissions of 5.8 million cars.

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      Mentions: Google CBI Bell Labs
    2. Project Seeks to Combine Sustainable Fish Farm and Data Center

      Project Seeks to Combine Sustainable Fish Farm and Data Center

      An organization called the Foundry Project has a plan for an 8-acre brownfield in Cleveland in which data center waste heat would be reused to provide heat for an aquaculture farm. It’s still in early stages, but ideally the project would involve a bunker-style data center piping exhaust heat to warm water for a sustainable sea bass fish farm onsite.

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    3. The Accelerating Evolution Of Data Center Technology

      The Accelerating Evolution Of Data Center Technology

      Data centers have never been more important to the private and public sectors as they are today, with organizations demanding highly efficient, cost-effective, low-latency and scalable solutions for their storage and access needs. In virtually any major technology trend that gains this type of traction, accelerating demand will directly translate to quicker transformations and innovations among competing providers, which helps to drive the positive impact of the product higher for users.

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    4. 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
    5. The Promises, Politics, Challenges, and Cost Justification – Part 1

      The Promises, Politics, Challenges, and Cost Justification – Part 1

      The advent of DCIM as a term originated not long after The Green Grid introduced its now widely recognized Power Usage Effectiveness “PUE” metric in 2007. A substantial percentage of early DCIM offerings were primarily marketed as PUE dashboards in order to gain better acceptance and recognition of the drive to measure and improve energy efficiency in the data center facility.

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    6. Internal Carbon Fees Fund Data Center Energy Innovation at Microsoft

      Internal Carbon Fees Fund Data Center Energy Innovation at Microsoft

      When it committed to 100 percent carbon-neutral operations in 2012, Microsoft started the unusual practice of charging each of its internal departments fees for the amount of greenhouse-gas emissions they are responsible for. Today, three years later, the company claims that the strategy works.

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      Mentions: Microsoft Corp
    7. DoE Lab in California Sheds 26 Facilities, Rooms in Data Center Consolidation

      DoE Lab in California Sheds 26 Facilities, Rooms in Data Center Consolidation

      U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, in Livermore, California, has successfully closed 26 out of 60 data centers resulting in big annual savings. The average size of the data centers was 1,000 square feet. Lawrence Livermore defines a data center as a space of 500 square feet or greater.

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    8. Cloud adoption helps business IT go green

      Cloud adoption helps business IT go green

      Cloud computing is regularly touted as a way for businesses to reduce IT hardware costs and improve infrastructure efficiency and flexibility. However, the benefits to energy consumption and running a ‘green IT' operation are often overlooked when considering cloud adoption.

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    9. IBM Just Launched A Massive Cloud Offensive

      IBM Just Launched A Massive Cloud Offensive

      IBM has said that it will be pushing its cloud services to 40 cloud centres around the world, including 12 new locations that will service its ever-amassing roster of hybrid cloud customers. It was earlier this week when the deal between IBM and data centre provider Equinix surfaced, a deal which will push IBM’s cloud into 12 new locations supported by Equinix. 

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      Mentions: Netherlands IBM Dell
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