Ease vs. risk: Remote data centre power management

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- From the comfort of your couch, maybe via a tablet in hand, you can now turn on and off a data center generator that could be as large as a

Published on: April 16th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau

Firms that talk green IT aren

For mid-sized companies that have already taken advantage of “quick-win” green IT initiatives, the next step should be to institute IT energy measurement plans, according to industry consultants. Even though sustainability projects have

Published on: June 2nd, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Nvidia’s mobile chips could get Transmeta technology

Nvidia Corp. could put new power-management technology from Transmeta on products such as chips for mobile devices and graphics processors for laptops, the company said on Thursday. Nvidia's licensing of Transmeta's power-management features

Published on: August 7th, 2008 Agam Shah

HP workstation at PC price

Hewlett Packard Co. has launched a workstation running on AMD’s Quad-Core Opteron processor at what it’s calling a “PC price”. The HP xw4550 Workstation includes the processor for entry workstation applications such as

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Kathleen Lau

IBM experiments with 3D virtual data centre

IBM is giving new meaning to the phrase "virtual data center." And it looks a lot more like Second Life than VMware. Rather than build a virtual world for online gaming or to

Published on: February 21st, 2008 Jon Brodkin

Extend the green approach to desktop technology

Many IT departments haven't yet looked at saving energy of the PC fleets across their companies' IT infrastructures, even if they have begun to make significant changes to how their data centres are

Published on: February 4th, 2008 Robert L. Mitchell

Network security will dominate worries this year

Experts say security concerns will dominate the network landscape in 2008, whether we like it or not.It may be a breach in corporate VoIP networks, a breakdown that cast a pall on the

Published on: January 1st, 2008 Network World U.S. staff

Find the most energy-efficient laptop available

The Environmental Protection Agency introduced its first complete refresh of its Energy Star specification for computers. The EPA estimates that over the next five years, the updated Energy Star computer spec will save

Published on: July 22nd, 2007 Melissa J Perenson

Top tech firms set ‘green’ targets

A group of some of the biggest technology companies said they've committed to a plan to improve the power efficiency of equipment they make and use. The Climate Savers Computing Initiative, which includes

Published on: June 12th, 2007 Nancy Gohring