Green IT

O2 to ship all phones without chargers by 2015
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Mobile

O2 to ship all phones without chargers by 2015

Mobile operator calls on mobile rivals to join its campaign to go charger-free by 2015.
21 Jan 2013
IT's energy crisis looms again
Green IT?
Business strategy

IT's energy crisis looms again

Inside the Enterprise: Firms may have been reluctant to invest in new equipment during the recession, but costlier electricity might force IT to recon…
4 Oct 2012
IT's load of rubbish
rubbish
Business strategy

IT's load of rubbish

Inside the Enterprise: Tougher EU rules on recycling are coming into force. Will bring more costs for hard-pressed IT departments?
16 Aug 2012
Apple's green U-turn welcomed by EPEAT
Green IT
Business strategy

Apple's green U-turn welcomed by EPEAT

Consumer electronics giant admits removing products from environmental registry was a "mistake".
16 Jul 2012
UK firms receive helping hand to dispose of data responsibly
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Business strategy

UK firms receive helping hand to dispose of data responsibly

CSI Lifecycle Services launches scheme to help firms destroy unwanted hard drives and storage media without falling foul of data protection laws.
1 May 2012
Green credentials sway cloud provider choice
Cloud choice
cloud computing

Green credentials sway cloud provider choice

Sustainability a key factor in cloud provider selection, claims Rackspace survey.
30 Apr 2012
Greenpeace hits out at "dirty" cloud providers
Dark cloud
cloud computing

Greenpeace hits out at "dirty" cloud providers

Environmentalist group claims Amazon, Apple and Microsoft clouds are fueling demand for coal and nuclear energy.
17 Apr 2012
VeryPC Broadleaf BLD5430-B-80S review
VeryPC Broadleaf BLD5430-B-80S
Reviews

VeryPC Broadleaf BLD5430-B-80S review

VeryPC aims to impress business users and look after the environment, but can it manage both with its new Broadleaf compact desktop? Mike Jennings fin…
16 Mar 2012
Did Microsoft donate to a climate change skeptic?
Donation
Business strategy

Did Microsoft donate to a climate change skeptic?

Microsoft is listed as a Heartland Foundation donor, although there are claims leaked documents are fakes.
16 Feb 2012
Google tops Greenpeace Cool IT list
Green computing
Business strategy

Google tops Greenpeace Cool IT list

Greenpeace may be pleased with Google's progress, but the rest of the industry isn't doing enough, according to the pressure group.
9 Feb 2012
Apple publishes supply chain audit report
Apple
Business strategy

Apple publishes supply chain audit report

The iPhone maker uncovers a number of violations, but details how it plans to improve conditions at facilities across its supply chain.
16 Jan 2012
Microsoft given regulatory green light for Skype buy
Skype
Network & Internet

Microsoft given regulatory green light for Skype buy

The software giant has been given antitrust approval to buy the VoIP firm.
20 Jun 2011
Boston Green Power 2200-T review
The Boston Green Power 2200-T
Server & storage

Boston Green Power 2200-T review

If you thought Intel's Atom was only good for netbooks and NAS appliances then think again. Dave Mitchell reviews Boston's Green Power 2200-T to see h…
31 May 2011
Government needs to push Green IT
Green IT
public sector

Government needs to push Green IT

It may have slipped down the agenda thanks to the recession, but Cisco believes Green IT now needs bigger support from European governments to give it…
1 Feb 2011
Go green and manage your costs
Go green and manage your costs
Analysis

Go green and manage your costs

Along with the energy-saving demands of the green agenda, today’s unfavourable economic climate has pushed cost management back to the top of the boar…
31 Jan 2011
Cloud energy savings could reach 38 per cent by 2020
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cloud computing

Cloud energy savings could reach 38 per cent by 2020

Pike Research claims that cloud is more energy efficient than data centres, others disagree.
10 Dec 2010
Yahoo hatches plan for green “chicken coop” data centre
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Server & storage

Yahoo hatches plan for green “chicken coop” data centre

Hydro-power and natural air cooling are key features of Yahoo's new data centre.
20 Sep 2010
IBM launches chip tech for smart power control
Server & storage

IBM launches chip tech for smart power control

IBM has introduced new technology which lets wireless communications be placed onto a single power-management chip.
16 Sep 2010
Green IT shows green shoots
Stephen Pritchard
Business strategy

Green IT shows green shoots

If Tesco is using IT to promote environmental efficiency, the rest of the industry should take notice.
2 Sep 2010
Big Blue turns green with power down chips
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Server & storage

Big Blue turns green with power down chips

IBM adds a deep-sleeping mode to its Power chips.
24 Aug 2010
UK firms risk massive carbon fines
Green technology
public sector

UK firms risk massive carbon fines

IT departments appear unaware of need to register under energy efficiency scheme.
16 Aug 2010
The future of work is orange (and lime green)
Stephen Pritchard
Business strategy

The future of work is orange (and lime green)

Does a snazzy colour scheme really improve productivity, or is it the tech that counts?
27 May 2010
Could cow manure power your data centre?
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data centres

Could cow manure power your data centre?

HP researchers think a farm of dairy cows could power a 1MW data centre.
19 May 2010
EMC: Virtual world safer than physical
Virtual world
Security

EMC: Virtual world safer than physical

A leading EMC executive has made the bold claim that the virtual world is much safer than physical infrastructures.
10 May 2010