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Silicon Valley Power: Awards
By October 2, 2010 Read More →

Silicon Valley Power: Awards

Six Santa Clara businesses were honored today by their electric utility, Silicon Valley Power (SVP), for innovative adoption of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy in 2010. One of the companies saved almost 6 million kilowatt-hours of electricity last year. SVP annually honors winners in the categories of Environmental Innovator, Energy Efficiency Partner and Green […]

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“Cloud Data Centers” are Greener and Cleaner
By July 27, 2010 Read More →

“Cloud Data Centers” are Greener and Cleaner

Ed Lucente These days everyone seems to be dropping the word “cloud” both inside and outside of the IT industry. Cloud hype is so far off the charts that recently I thought I heard a Boston Red Sox announcer ask David Ortiz (aka. “Big Papi”) for his opinion of IT as a service from the […]

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Containerized Data Centers = Green IT
By March 31, 2010 Read More →

Containerized Data Centers = Green IT

By Ed Lucente March 31, 2010 Green IT initiatives are popular among IT professionals. In fact, “Green IT 2.0” is a new buzzword that prescribes a holistic approach to not only greener data center designs and practices, but also for more eco-friendly practices across all functional departments of an organization (e.g., proper e-waste management of […]

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Green IT is for Real
By March 16, 2010 Read More →

Green IT is for Real

March 15, 2010 By Ed Lucente Consider these trends: Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft are deploying data centers in the Columbia River Basin of Washington State in order to draw on renewable hydro-power The U.S. government is spending $4 billion from its economic-stimulus package on smart grid initiatives Peak demand needs have exceeded current capacity (while […]

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