Articles By Chris Mellor

Environmentalists question carbon offsetting practice

Environmentalists question carbon offsetting practice

The environmental pressure group, FOE (Friends of the Earth), believes carbon offsetting tactics are a smokescreen to avoid real measures...

October 4th, 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 percent less power than existing 5-port switches....

September 30th, 2007 Chris Mellor
Users: Vendors should provide greener storage

Users: Vendors should provide greener storage

Nearly nine out of ten IT departments think storage vendors should produce more energy-efficient products. That's according to BridgeHead's annual...

September 26th, 2007 Chris Mellor
Cassatt finds answer to idle servers

Cassatt finds answer to idle servers

Cassatt has unveiled technology that allows data center managers to automatically switch off idling servers, a move which the company...

September 17th, 2007 Chris Mellor
Storage trade group gets green makeover

Storage trade group gets green makeover

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has suddenly sprouted green leaves with a task force, working party, and tutorial all...

August 14th, 2007 Chris Mellor
Green Grid to deliver more studies by the year’s end

Green Grid to deliver more studies by the year’s end

Instead of delivering on its data centre power-efficiency work, the Green Grid has announced nine more studies and has committed...

August 7th, 2007 Chris Mellor
Gartner goes after Green Grid

Gartner goes after Green Grid

The Gartner Group has criticized environmental consortium, The Green Grid, saying it misses the greater opportunity to influence legislation and...

July 29th, 2007 Chris Mellor
Eco drive cuts power by 75 per cent

Eco drive cuts power by 75 per cent

An external drive that drops its power down in three stages as inactivity time lengthens has been announced by Kanguru....

July 24th, 2007 Chris Mellor
IT consultants jump on the green bandwagon

IT consultants jump on the green bandwagon

IT research organizations have started weighing in with advice for CIOs, including brief podcasts, market research, and weighty practical guides...

July 10th, 2007 Chris Mellor
Green scorecard puts IBM top, Apple last

Green scorecard puts IBM top, Apple last

An organic climate change lobby group has issued green ratings for hardware and software-based IT suppliers as well as other...

July 9th, 2007 Chris Mellor