power management

  • Eaton touts open-source SDK as a boon to power management

    Posted April 5, 2012 - 3:40 pm

    UPS supplier Eaton has released a new open-source software development kit aimed at providing better accessibility and flexibility to users of its power management products.
  • Intel is trying to kill your servers and broil your geeks

    Posted December 13, 2011 - 5:16 pm

    Intel is urging customers to run data centers 10 degrees to 20 degrees hotter than usual to save A/C costs, using Intel Node Manager to manage heat and avoid trouble. It also thinks you should get rid of UPSs, the water cooler and that brochure you keep fanning yourself with...
  • HP bakes automation into new servers, storage, energy-management wares

    Posted June 22, 2010 - 9:29 pm

    HP kicked off its Tech Forum this week and announced 10 new ProLiant servers, upgrades to its Virtual Connect connectivity portfolio, and new capabilities for its Matrix server-provisioning software.
  • Life after IBM is all green for ISS co-founder Tom Noonan

    Posted April 28, 2010 - 3:30 pm

    Tom Noonan embraces life after IBM with JouleX, a green IT company.
  • Users dispute Microsoft's explanation of Windows 7 battery problems

    Posted February 10, 2010 - 11:57 am

    Windows 7 does not ruin notebook batteries or issue premature warnings that the power is exhausted, Microsoft's head of Windows said in response to customer complaints.
  • Windows 7 Just Being Honest About Battery Life

    Posted February 10, 2010 - 11:55 am

    Last week I wrote about reports that some Windows 7 users are experiencing anomalies with battery life, or at least how Windows 7 reports remaining battery life. The issue seemed worthy of exploring, but not big enough to cause any significant damage to Microsoft's flagship desktop operating system.
  • Battery-saving tips for laptops and netbooks

    Posted January 28, 2010 - 8:31 am

    Set up your own custom power scheme with your preferred screen brightness, screen and hard drive time-outs, and other criteria--you might just be more frugal than you know.
  • 2009's top 10 emerging enterprise technologies

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 12:42 am

    A quick tour of InfoWorld's top picks for 2009's most significant up-and-coming technologies for business
  • Economy Nips Power-Saving IT Purchases

    Posted October 5, 2009 - 11:57 am

    A survey offers a mixed assessment of green IT efforts.
  • Three Rules for Managing PC Power Usage

    Posted April 27, 2009 - 9:33 am

    Nearly a third of tech's power usage comes from PCs and peripherals, according to a new Gartner report. How can companies stem this power flow? CIOs can follow a few simple rules for saving energy and reducing costs. For starters, they need to avoid falling for some of the power-saving myths swirling around PCs and then craft a solid power-management policy.
  • Save money with PC power management

    Posted August 4, 2008 - 2:24 pm

    Going green can save greenbacks, which is a welcome notion at Washington Mutual, which suffered heavy losses in the subprime mortgage crash. The bank has cut its PC-related greenhouse gas emissions by 65 percent and is on track to save US$3 million on electricity costs this year, says Debora Horvath, WaMu's CIO and head of the bank's environmental council
  • PC owners urged to manage power use and save money

    Posted August 1, 2008 - 9:21 am

    Businesses and home users can help the environment and save money at the same time by making better use of basic tools for desktop PC power management.

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