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Steps to Ease Data Center Cooling - Number 1

by David Cappuccio  |  March 23, 2012

Cooling with the data center has become our achilles heal in many cases. Historically the folks in IT had relatively nothing to do with heat or cooling management, this was...

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Modular or Container Based Data Centers–Do They Make Sense?

by David Cappuccio  |  May 19, 2011

Over the past few years, data center design has shifted away from the traditional idea of building out large expanses of IT-ready floor space to an era where smaller component-based...

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Consumer Technology Can Help the Environment

by Andrea Dimaio  |  November 12, 2010

One of my last one-on-ones at the Gartner Symposium in Cannes was about how to rejuvenate programs around green IT. Not how to make IT greener, but how to use...

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Let Me Explain: Gartner's Not Letterman's Top 10

by Phillip Redman  |  October 21, 2009

This week is our annual Fall Symposium in Orlando and if that's not breaking news enough (OK--any large meeting this year is news) then we also like to make some...

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So There Are Mobile Standards After All

by Phillip Redman  |  June 30, 2009

In an industry not known for agreeing on a standard, ten of the largest mobile phone manufacturers have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the European Commission to standardize...

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Buying Green IT in Developing Countries

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 12, 2008

Last Wednesday I did have an intriguing conversation with officials in a large non-government organization that operates across the world. This organization is in the process of defining its own...

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When Vendors Should Walk the Talk on Environmental Sustainability

by Andrea Dimaio  |  December 4, 2008

I just spent two days in London at an IT vendor analyst conference. When I landed at Heathrow last Tuesday, there was a taxi arranged to pick me up and...

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Green IT Panel for Government in Orlando

by Andrea Dimaio  |  October 20, 2008

On Tuesday last week I had the pleasure to moderate a panel on "Is There Anything Greener Than The Dollar?". Panelists were Terry Redman, CIO of South West Florida Water...

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Is There Anything Greener Than The Dollar?

by Andrea Dimaio  |  September 18, 2008

This morning I was reading an email sent by my colleague Richard Harris with a couple of press highlights about Green IT in the Australian Government, and at the same...

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