The latest iteration of software that measures the energy and carbon of laptops, desktops and even the data center aims to democratize IT energy savings by bringing costs down to earth while...
Two fairly disparate trends -- the integration of hardware and software systems and more modular data centers -- both are leading to significantly more efficient IT systems.
Greenpeace's latest volley in the battle to clean up data centers' energy act highlights the importance of green initiatives for cloud providers and cloud customers alike.
Salesforce.com recently proffered a metric for measuring the environmental performance of cloud-based services.
Cloud computing could redefine the way we think about business ethics and sustainability. Here's how the cloud could affect two of our biggest sustainability challenges: climate change and...
A new report by technology provider CDW calls cloud computing a "game changer" for more energy efficient IT.
Computing power is abundant, cheap and ubiquitous. Here are four ways to creatively unleash IT to boost sustainability programs.
Jon Koomey looks at how a Moore's Law-like progression of ever-more-efficient computing has created unprecedented opportunities for measuring, monitoring and managing the world around us with...
The fanfare over Apple's much-anticipated 4G iPad has been blaringly loud. But some clean-enegy advocates are finding less to trumpet about.
The fifth version of the advocacy group's Cool IT Leaderboard ranks global computing giants on their efforts to embrace renewable energy as well as push for global clean energy policies.
The latest edition of the ranking of IT companies' efforts to reduce their own energy use and advocate for clean energy policies finds Google and Cisco in the top spots.
From big players like IBM and SAP to smaller startups like C3, vendors of energy and carbon management software have a big challenge to capture a slice of the broad demand for companies of all...
Keeping in line with a mandate to trim its data centers from about 200 to 20, the Army recently awarded its first cloud computing contract to several contractors, including Microtech, Lockheed...
While nearly every device is getting smaller and more efficient, information is getting much bigger and unwieldy.
The partnership between C3 and SAIC creates formidable duo to compete with Schneider Electric, ABB, and Siemens for energy management services and smart grid integration.
This year will bring about major changes in how organizations of any size analyze and utilize their energy use. Here's what data center owners and operators can expect to see in the coming...
How can you have more clouds and greater visibility? It's easy, when the clouds are internet data centers hosting the next generation of energy and sustainability management software
OneReport aims to take away some of the pain from the ever-growing surge of sustainability information requests.
An app created by Volvo employees who wanted to shrink the carbon footprint of their commutes has been named the most environmentally friendly project for 2011 by tech magazine CIO.
Sourcemap, the crowdsourced archive of supply chain information, is readying for a big 2012 with new product and service offerings geared toward large firms with complex supply chains.