IT Management > Green IT

Cooling tough economic times

01 April, 2010

The global financial crisis is the focus of almost everyone’s attention. Its effect on the ICT sector remains uncertain; however, it has taken the impetus off ‘going green’. Server Racks Australia’s Simon Dunphy elaborates on ways to move forward in the server room and data centre in times of reduced budgets and the need for increased efficiencies while also going green.


Hyundai’s printing system makes eco-sense

25 February, 2010

Throughout its 20 years in the Australian automotive market, Hyundai has continued to evolve itself and its market offering to reflect the company name, a Korean translation for ‘modern era’. It is a company that reflects the spirit of innovation fostered and celebrated since its inception.


Why green is green

02 February, 2010 by Andrew Goodlace*

The business benefits of eco products can rival the environmental advantages. Here’s why - and what it means to product design teams.


IDC will report on green IT in Copenhagen

03 December, 2009

IDC sizes the potential reduction in greenhouse gases from focused use of information and communication technologies with the results to be announced prior to the United Nations' COP15 Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.


The Green IT Readiness Index

27 October, 2009

Datacom remains an exception to the general rule when it comes to green IT.


Abigroup captures its emissions data with reporting system

08 September, 2009

In search of a simple yet effective software system to improve effective capturing of emissions data, and driven by the added responsibility of reporting emissions under legislative requirements recently imposed under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Regulations 2008, national contractor Abigroup has implemented Ndevr’s Greenhouse Emissions Reporting Solution.


Containerised data centre range

08 September, 2009

Datapod and APC by Schneider Electric have launched the Datapod - a containerised data centre system range that is locally designed, developed and manufactured.


Green IT gains in current economic times

02 July, 2009

According to a report just published by independent market analyst Datamonitor, the global economic recession may prove to be a significant upside to the market for green IT.


Recycling self-assessment tool

02 June, 2009 by

Australian e-cycling specialist Greenbox has launched a free self-assessment tool for businesses to help them rate their recycling programs.


Eco-friendly switches

02 June, 2009 by

The DGS-1005D D-Link Green Switch is a 5-port gigabit desktop switch claimed to provide up to 73% reduced power consumption without sacrificing network performance when compared to other D-Link switches.


AARNet announces $20,000 additional sponsorship of 2009 Eckermann-TJA Prize

02 June, 2009

AARnet tips in a further $20,000 for the 2009 prize for papers on innovative use of broadband communications to support a sustainable environment.


Carbon emission reporting

16 April, 2009

Cintellate is a software product that simplifies carbon emissions reporting for Australian businesses.


Synergy finds synergy cutting printing costs

13 April, 2009 by

Western Australian electricity retailer Synergy was established in 2006 when Western Power was disaggregated into separate electricity generation, electricity transmission and electricity retail organisations. While there is a contestable market for large electricity users, Synergy has an effective monopoly over electricity retail to small and medium enterprises and domestic users in South-West Western Australia.


Green IT is still a long way off

19 March, 2009

CIOs say they want green but they aren't green, a new report from Connection Research found.


Storage power measurement specification

30 January, 2009

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has put out its initial green storage power measurement specification which is designed to classify storage systems.


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