Archive for April 26th, 2015

Why a Modern Data Center is the Key to Unlocking Your IT Potential

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Why a Modern Data Center is the Key to Unlocking Your IT Potential

Modernizing data center technologies can help agencies take advantage of cloud computing, mobility and Big Data. Source: Why a Modern Data Center is the Key to Unlocking Your IT Potential | StateTech Magazine

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Preparing for the Internet of Things

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Preparing for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to drive fundamental economic and social change. However, there are serious obstacles to be overcome if we are to gain the full benefits of what could be the building blocks of a new technological revolution. Source: Preparing for the Internet of Things – ComputerworldUK.com

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Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut

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Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut

In a video launch of Ericsson’s 2014 corporate sustainability report, Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, head of Ericsson sustainability and corporate responsibility, says the company is on track to meet its five-year goal to reduce CO2 emissions per employee by 30 percent. Source: Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut · Environmental Leader · Environmental Management & […]

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Tesla Becoming a Major Player in the Energy Storage Market – Energy Manager Today

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Tesla is quietly but aggressively making inroads into the energy storage market, Bloomberg reports. Tesla accounts for nearly 70 percent of grid-connected Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) storage projects in its home state of California and is on track to receive up to $65 million in SGIP rebates. As part of a pilot program with SolarCity,  […]

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Tesla getting into the energy-storage business

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Tesla getting into the energy-storage business

Tesla Motors is expected to announce next week that it will expand into a new business offering battery-based energy storage for residential and commercial customers. Source: Tesla getting into the energy-storage business

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Cloud Computing Trade-Offs | Tenable Network Security

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Cloud computing is about trade-offs between control and scale… “If your adversaries are a cybercriminal, I bet Google can do a better job at securing your stuff than you can. If your adversary is the U.S. government, Google will respond to court orders and not tell you about it, so maybe you’re better keeping it. […]

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Rackspace’s new UK data centre aims to combine efficiency with environmental change – Cloud Tech News

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Rackspace has officially launched its new UK data centre in West Crawley, cutting the ribbon in front of local dignitaries, partners and a smattering of hacks. Source: Rackspace’s new UK data centre aims to combine efficiency with environmental change – Cloud Tech News

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Can the ICT sector think big enough to tackle big challenges? | GreenBiz

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The 2015 Living Progress Exchange yielded perspectives and ideas for transformative change and systems-based approaches to greening the ICT industry. Source: Can the ICT sector think big enough to tackle big challenges? | GreenBiz

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Apple triples retail renewable energy rollout, 360 outlets worldwide go green

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Apple’s plan to power its expansive retail operation entirely with renewable energy has taken a significant leap forward, the company revealed on Monday, as more than 360 Apple Store locations around the world now run on green power. Source: Apple triples retail renewable energy rollout, 360 outlets worldwide go green

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Batteries and Renewable Energy Set to Grow Together – NYTimes.com

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As sun and wind become bigger parts of the electricity mix, scientists are pushing to increase the capacity of battery storage. Source: Batteries and Renewable Energy Set to Grow Together – NYTimes.com

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