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IT Industry Joins Energy Efficiency Push

IT companies of all sizes are looking to join the push toward greater energy efficiency by creating new power management tools that can curb carbon emissions. Cisco Systems is one company that is offering new software called "EnergyWise" that can monitor the energy consumption of different electronic devices. more ...

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IT: Part of the Problem, or Part of the Solution?

IT is a serious polluter - but it's also the key to reducing carbon outputs, says Dr Hamadoun Touré of the ITU. We can use technology to slash our emissions, and still save the third world, he says. And while we are about it, why does every phone ship with a new power supply?

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Sun Cools Down the Data Centre

The IT industry has a poor record of wasting energy in data centres, says server maker Sun Microsystems. But the company wants to make amends: it has attacked the source of the problem, and rewritten the rules for cooling and power. more ...

Your Guide to the Top 5 Green Energy-Efficient IT Certifications

Deciding to build a green, energy-efficient IT infrastructure is easier than choosing which servers, data storage and virtualization products will actually use less heat, cut your energy bill and reduce your enterprise's carbon footprint. There is no shortage of green, energy-efficient IT certifications and standards that rate products for heat production and energy consumption. more ...