Articles By Chris Mellor

Cassatt joins non-profit green IT consortium

Cassatt joins non-profit green IT consortium

Cassatt, a power management company, has joined the Green Grid, a non-profit consortium dedicated to improving energy efficiency in data...

February 11th, 2008 Chris Mellor
Consulting firm debunks Intel’s green IT claims

Consulting firm debunks Intel’s green IT claims

Neal Nelson is disputing claims from Intel CEO Paul Otellini that its Xeon chip isthe most energy-efficient processor by comparing...

January 16th, 2008 Chris Mellor
Enviromental expert joins Cisco

Enviromental expert joins Cisco

LONDON - Paul Marcoux, one of the founders of the ‘Green Grid,’ has joined Cisco Systems to be its environmental...

December 18th, 2007 Chris Mellor
Rivals clash over competing green IT standards

Rivals clash over competing green IT standards

The U.S. EPEAT rating standards are being challenged by the Climate Savers Computing Initiative (CSCI), which has announced a catalogue...

November 28th, 2007 Chris Mellor
GreenPower hard drives said to use less power

GreenPower hard drives said to use less power

Western Digital Corp. is reducing the spin speed and aerodynamic drag of its hard drives, in an effort to reduce...

November 21st, 2007 Chris Mellor
Data centre in coal mine to use less energy

Data centre in coal mine to use less energy

A consortium of businesses are going to lower Sun Microsystems' Blackbox self-contained computing facilities into a Japanese coal mine to...

November 18th, 2007 Chris Mellor
IDC: Buyers are spending their green on green IT

IDC: Buyers are spending their green on green IT

In a welcome change from the tide of vendor-sponsored green surveys, analyst IDC reports that IT executives' buying decisions are...

November 7th, 2007 Chris Mellor
Laptop power supply maker follows green trend

Laptop power supply maker follows green trend

Marvell has announced new digital power technology to lower PC and notebook power consumption. The company supplies OEMS making PC...

November 6th, 2007 Chris Mellor
Green Grid delivers — for members only

Green Grid delivers — for members only

The Green Grid has produced three promised items, available to members only, and signed an agreement with the top U.S....

October 25th, 2007 Chris Mellor
D-Link promotes power-saving switches

D-Link promotes power-saving switches

D-link has announced Ethernet desktop switches that, it claims, use up to 44 per cent less power than existing 5-port...

October 14th, 2007 Chris Mellor