As the demand for data storage explodes, data center owners are having to dramatically scale up operations -- and resource demands. Here's what they can learn from their brick-and-mortar peers about working with their communities.
The nominees for this year's awards from TechCrunch notably include a number of sustainability-enabling tools and devices, but a number of promising innovations didn't make the cut. Here's our list of additions for the best of green tech in 2011.
The growth of cloud computing is accelerating -- with the market set to reach $241 billion by 2020 -- and environmental performance is becoming a way for companies to make their services stand out from the competition.