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2014-04-17 08:23:29

New white paper reveals results of research conducted by global consortium's Utility Task Force PORTLAND, Ore., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With growth in the number and complexity of data centers, the amount of electricity they consumed globally increased 19 percent between 2011 and 2012(*). So, it makes sense that many electric utility companies ("utilities") are turning their attention to influencing the data center and information technology (IT) markets with financial...

2014-04-10 04:20:49

STOCKHOLM, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a step forward for sustainable IT, product certification organization TCO Development announces the first products to meet a new certification for computer displays containing a minimum of 85% post consumer recycled plastics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120910/559379-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140410/679573 ) Unlike metals and other valuable materials,...

2014-04-08 08:24:44

Company earns award for protecting the environment through promotion of energy-efficient products ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named The Home Depot(®) as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through promotion of energy-efficient products. The Home Depot's accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 29, 2014....

2014-04-01 08:22:46

Leading industry consortium for energy efficient IT further diversifies representation PORTLAND, Ore., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a strategic initiative, The Green Grid(®) Association, the leading industry voice on data center and information technology (IT) resource efficiency, will increase the number of seats on its board of directors, the consortium's governing body. "While our metrics and best practices have benefited businesses across the globe in improving resource...

2014-03-14 16:21:46

Global taskforce formed to provide harmonized direction for key energy efficiency metrics concludes its work PORTLAND, Ore., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Data centers have become an increasingly important part of most business operations in the twenty-first century. Today, a global taskforce on data center efficiency announced agreement on standard approaches and reporting conventions for data center energy productivity (DCeP). (Photo:...

2014-02-17 12:22:52

At just $99, addition to CuBox-i series offers small-scale, low-power alternative sure to disrupt current industry standard TEL-AVIV, Israel, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolidRun Ltd, continues its innovate streak in the electronics and computer world with the launch announcement of their new and powerful addition to the CuBox-i series: the CuBox-i2w. The CuBox-i fanless computers are based on Freescale's i.MX6 SoC series and offer a wide variety of configurations ranging from...

2014-01-21 20:23:19

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Green Grid(®) Association, the industry's leading voice for advancing data center and IT resource efficiency, together with ASHRAE, a global building society, have collaborated to create and publish a new resource on Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), titled PUE((TM)): A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/MN50010) "Data centers are complex systems for which power and...

2014-01-14 08:33:15

Government Engagement Committee working to build mutual understanding of resource efficiency challenges PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Green Grid(®) Association has launched a new global interest group that aims to help governments and the data center industry foster greater mutual understanding and collaborate to improve resource efficiency in the information technology industry. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/MN44688) Using The...

2013-09-24 04:22:41

YOKNEAM, Israel, September 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the dream of putting their mini-computer into everyone's hands, SolidRun has launched its CuBox-i series (http://www.cubox-i.com) with a dazzling $45 price tag on their CuBox-i1 entry level computer. Other members of the series are the CuBox-i2, CuBox-i2ultra and CuBox-i4pro. All are based on Freescale's i.MX6 SoC series and offer a wide variety of configurations ranging from single, dual and quad ARM processors running...

2013-09-16 12:33:17

First major innovation in enterprise power management for 10-years - AI applied to individual user behavior increasing energy savings for businesses ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Verismic launches Verismic Power Manager 4.0, revolutionary new PC power management software which uses its new DynamicWakeUp functionality to intelligently learn individuals' working behavior and personalize PC power management settings accordingly. Managing individuals' power...