Logicalis joins Green Grid
IT services specialist Logicalis is the latest organisation to become a member of the Green Grid, a consortium of IT companies and professionals seeking to lower the overall consumption of power in datacentres around the world.
Logicalis unveils UK IT Environmental Board
Xeon power better than ever
Intel claims its quad-core Xeon processors have unprecedented performance and energy efficiency. The X5365 is the first 3.0 GHz quad-core processor to fit inside a standard 120 watt power envelope while the L5335 has a 2.0 GHz clock speed in a 50 watt power envelope, said Intel.
Intel left reeling at EC competition charges
Top carbon reduction tips
Version One has compiled its top 10 tips for businesses to reduce CO2 emissions. The vendor launched its own Carbon Neutral Initiative in October 2006. The tips include appointing a green executive increasing recycling and re-use and giving the business a CO2 health check.
COA snaps up Version One
Do we really want to change?
Nearly 80 per cent of people in the UK are worried about environmental damage, but support for green taxes is only skin deep, according to a survey by MacIntyre Hudson. The research said two-thirds believed green taxes set at reasonable levels were a good idea, but few would change their lifestyles, even if rises were quite high.
Global ICT carbon emissions ‘unsustainable’
Datacentres powered by Sun
Sun Microsystems has unveiled four next-generation energy-efficient datacentres in the UK, California and China that it claims will create a sustainable IT infrastructure. At its new UK datacentre in Blackwater, Sun has achieved an 80 per cent reduction in server and storage space footprint and compressed 100 servers down to 80.
Sun loses UK channel manager
Linux goes green
IBM has launched its Big Green Linux initiative to help its clients further integrate Linux into the enterprise as a way to reduce costs and energy consumption by building cooler datacentres. The Big Green Linux initiative supports Project Big Green, a broad commitment announced by IBM in May.
IBM dominates supercomputer chart
Infrastructure provider says international sales now make up 51 per cent of its revenue
Suzanne Chappell of TMS plans sailing venture after selling Oxfordshire-based TMS to acquisitive Chess
Withdrawal of credit insurance by some providers a 'reflection' of current challenge facing IT sector, according to MD Steve Soper
SMART's UK managing director joins Lenovo to boost SMB business