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Government CIOs Face Data Center Consolidation Challenges

Federal CIOs face pressure to consolidate their agencies' data center infrastructure. Those challenges go beyond IT, and experts advise CIOs to develop strategic plans so that consolidation improves application delivery and supports priorities such as cloud computing and virtualization. Full Story »
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IT Leaders Pursue Data Center Innovation to Beat the Heat

New recommendations for ideal data center temperature and humidity ranges are leading companies building data centers to pursue a variety of cooling and efficiency strategies.


Servergy Becomes First Company Outside of IBM to Build Power Server

IBM for decades was the only company making servers based on its proprietary Power architecture, but that's not the case anymore.


Solar Power Installation Costs Fall Through the Floor

Solar power in the U.S. this year produced as much power as 10 nuclear power plants.


EU Research on How Data Centers Can Use More Renewable Energy Launches

Project will develop tools to help operators evaluate the costs of building data centers powered by renewable energy.


Google Will Build Another 6 Solar Power Plants in the U.S.

Google has announced plans to continue its rollout of solar energy plants in the U.S. with its second largest investment to date: $80 million for six new facilities.

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6 Steps for Setting Up a Small Business Server Room

Are you worried about relying on a third-party online service provider to store your business data in light of NSA spying revelations? Learn how to set up your own server room for an on-premises deployment instead.


Microsoft Claims IE Consumes Less Power Than Other Browsers

You never even considered that browsers consume differing amounts of power, did you?


Facebook-Led Open Compute Project Tackles Network Switches

Speaking at Interop today, Open Compute Project Chairman and President Frank Frankovsky announces plans for a new open source project to develop a specification and a reference box for an open, OS-agnostic switch.


Climate Change Pushes Some Companies to Go Green

Severe weather shifts are forcing companies to rethink their energy strategies; they're using both technology and geography to become more energy independent.


HP Looks to Moonshot for Data Center of the Future

Seeking to reverse its flagging fortunes and build the foundational layer for the 'Internet of Things,' HP unveils a new class of software-defined server: the HP ProLiant Moonshot.


Top Tech Companies Plug Into Renewable Power

Leading tech companies like Microsoft, Google and Apple are making huge inroads in the use of renewable energy for corporate facilities and data centers, but cost and delivery challenges remain.


How a Private Cloud Saves Money and the Environment

When Ricoh Europe realized its IT environment was both spiraling out of control and environmentally unfriendly, it turned to a IT services provider for help. Working with Infosys, Ricoh developed a private cloud that helped it consolidate nine data centers into two, cutting infrastructure costs and reducing carbon dioxide emissions significantly.


Tablets to Get Energy Star Ratings

Tablets will be rated based on the Energy Star specification in the future.


Wipro, HP Top Greenpeace List of Green Electronics Companies

Indian technology company Wipro cracked into the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics at the No. 1 spot, a memorable feat that knocked off last year's top dog HP. Apple took a hit in the rankings.