energy use

  • 8 radical ways to cut data center power costs

    Posted April 4, 2011 - 6:07 am

    One or more of these wild-eyed approaches could save you a lot of money -- and not cost you much
  • Virtualization savings in the House

    Posted May 18, 2010 - 2:30 pm

    U.S. House of Representatives saves $700,000 a year by virtualizing, consolidating data center
  • Why Green IT Isn't Enough If You Want to Cut Energy Costs

    Posted May 18, 2010 - 2:25 pm

    There's more to energy efficiency than green IT. If you want to cut corporate energy costs, you have to look beyond the datacenter and the desktop.
  • The new green data center: From energy avoidance to energy efficiency

    Posted August 6, 2009 - 3:27 pm

    Avoiding energy use is one part of an approach to address power, cooling, floor space and environmental (PCFE) challenges, but not all applications, data or workloads can be consolidated or powered down. The trick is finding the right balance between energy avoidance and energy efficiency, says Greg Schulz, author of 'The Green and Virtual Data Center'.
  • HP designs new server for 'extreme' scale-out computing

    Posted June 10, 2009 - 9:50 am

    HP has introduced a new line of x86 servers for companies that operate massive computing facilities, where shaving a few dollars off the energy or shipping costs for each system can add up to significant savings.
  • How To: Save Energy, Save Money

    Posted May 25, 2009 - 8:19 pm

    You can save office energy from common sense; turn off the lights, printers, and PCs when you go home. But other, more nuanced tips can help you save even more. From laptop and gadget battery use to hardware leeching energy even when off, here are some of my favorite ways to save energy and money.
  • Google Goes Greener with PowerMeter Partnerships

    Posted May 20, 2009 - 2:53 pm

    Google's commitment to going green sprouted a new bud Wednesday as the company unveiled its utility company partnerships in its PowerMeter project.
  • As economy softens, Microsoft ramps up research

    Posted May 7, 2009 - 10:29 am

    At a lab at the University of Cambridge in England, Microsoft is studying networking, energy use and home broadband.

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