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News about green
  • Google, Cisco lauded for green IT efforts

    Cisco and Google have shared the top spot in Greenpeace's latest Cool IT Leadership rankings. The leaderboard from the advocacy organisation tracks IT companies' efforts to implement environmentally sustainable technologies as well as businesses' political advocacy for eco-friendly policies.

  • Using open source to build sustainable communities

    A forthcoming documentary from Filament Features will feature the work of the Open Source Ecology project, which aims to produce a set of open source tools capable of building environmentally sustainable communities.

  • Fresh air cools Telstra, Optus mobile sites

    In one of the hottest summers on record, Telstra and Optus relied on fresh air cooling and high-efficiency air conditioners to keep their mobile networks going, officials from the companies said last week.

Tutorials about green
  • Set up your printer to save ink and paper

    Whatever else you may do with your PC, it's likely that you print out at very least the odd letter, document or photograph. Papers and inks can be expensive, so printing wisely isn't just a matter of choosing the right printer for the job; you also need to ensure it's properly set up.

Features about green
  • Seagate, Western Digital go green with new 2TB drives

    Capitalizing on the buzz around green IT, Seagate and Western Digital have released new "green" hard drives designed to use less power (in part by spinning more slowly than the latest generation of drives) and produce less heat (thus requiring less cooling).

  • Six Steps to a Green Data Center

    Environmental issues exposed by the media and driven by consumers have placed IT departments under pressure to develop "green" data centers. Factors including the reduction of energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions in large data centers often provide the impetus for becoming green. A recent report issued by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) highlights the need for data center efficiency and demonstrates the increased pressure that IT departments are under.