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National e-waste scheme a step closer

20 June, 2011

Australia may soon have a national e-waste recycling scheme, with the passing of a Product Stewardship Bill in the Senate last week.


How to make your data centre greener

08 February, 2011

Overseeing the green data centre program in Digital Realty Trust facilities around the world has given Jim Smith the opportunity to speak at numerous data centre conferences, share case studies about energy-efficiency initiatives in facilities, and offer advice about best practices for making data centres greener and more sustainable. Smith has gained valuable insights from attendees in the best practices for greener data centres, which he shares with Voice&Data.


Global Switch will add further data centre capacity in Sydney

07 February, 2011

Global Switch will build an additional $300 million fully fitted data centre in Sydney having received Part 3A Major Projects approval from the NSW Department of Planning. The 34,000 m2 new data centre - Sydney 2 - will be adjacent to Global Switch's existing data centre in Sydney, which is already the largest facility of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere with 42,000 m2 of space.


AIIA releases key green technology white paper

29 September, 2010

The Australian Information Industry Association today released a white paper examining the critical role that technology will play in the reduction of CO2 emissions and the development of a low-carbon economy.


Report finds IT could do better when it comes to green IT

07 September, 2010

Fujitsu's research report Green IT: Global Benchmark contains findings of the first multicountry survey to determine the maturity of green IT practices and technologies in large IT-using organisations in Australia, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and India.


prReports finds IT could do better when it comes to Green IT

07 September, 2010

Fujitsu's research report Green IT: Global Benchmark, contains findings of the first multi-country survey to determine the maturity of Green IT practices and technologies in large IT-using organisations in Australia, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and India.  


Extreme Networks XNV data centre virtualisation life cycle management

02 September, 2010 by

The XNV network-based dynamic data centre virtualisation life cycle management solution provides visibility, control and automation of virtual machines (VM) to the network administrator.


PUE gains validity as a data centre energy measurement

31 August, 2010 by Christian Bertolini*

The government has recently announced plans to green its ICT, including reducing the PUE of its data centres from 2.5 to 1.9 by July 2015. Christian Bertolini, Chief Technology Officer, APC by Schneider Electric, issues a response to the government’s green ICT plans and the validity of PUE.


HP rewards recycling of old technology

27 August, 2010

HP launches Replace, Recycle, Reward campaign for old technology.


CA (Pacific) ecoSoftware 2.0

02 July, 2010 by

The ecoSoftware 2.0 version of CA’s energy, carbon and sustainability management software is designed to help organisations reduce carbon emissions, manage natural resource consumption and cut energy costs.


Green IT partners combine for more accuracy

02 June, 2010

Connection Research and ComputersOff.ORG have announced a cooperative agreement to work together on green IT accreditation and market analysis.


CrimTrac opens green data centre

31 May, 2010

CrimTrac gets cleaner, greener way of securing law enforcement data within the Canberra Data Centre.


Raritan Dominion PX rack PDUs range

14 May, 2010 by

The Raritan Dominion PX range of rack power distribution units allows real-time remote power monitoring of current (amps), voltage, power (kVA, kW) and energy consumption (kWH) with ISO/IEC ±1% billing-grade accuracy.


Hewlett-Packard energy-efficient systems

12 May, 2010 by

Hewlett-Packard has announced a number of products to assist businesses to manage power costs, including the Compaq 8100 Elite Desktop PC series that features 89% energy-efficient power supplies, supports energy-saving technologies such as solid state drives (SSDs) and offers the company’s power-management solutions.


Improving data centre efficiency

01 April, 2010

Clearly, improved electrical efficiency within the IT room - the ‘greening of the data center’ - is now a priority. APC’s Gordon Makryllos outlines why data centres are so energy inefficient and offers practical tips that they can use to become ‘green’.


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