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VMware, Red Hat and Microsoft currently better value than OpenStack distributions for TCO: 451 Research

| May 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

451 Research launched its latest Cloud Price Index, the most rigorous and comprehensive analysis of the cost of cloud computing. For the first time in the industry, buyers have complete transparency into the complex pricing models of both public and private clouds, analysis of the total cost of ownership, and insight into the ‘golden ratios’ […]

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Smart Grid IT Revenue is Expected to Double by 2024

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

As more deployments provide market validation, IT investments are likely to accelerate, report concludes A new report from Navigant Research provides a comprehensive overview of the global market for utility smart grid information technology (IT) systems, including global market forecasts for utility smart grid IT software and services through IT systems and analytics are projected […]

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Huawei proposing new methodology for maximizing energy efficiency to reduce carrier network energy consumption

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei proposing new methodology for maximizing energy efficiency to reduce carrier network energy consumption

Huawei today introduced its “Maximizing Energy Efficiency” methodology at the 7th Annual Telecoms Energy Efficiency Forum. Aimed at supporting carriers with assessing how energy efficient their networks are, the methodology reviews all components and the communications system. The findings from the assessment support carriers with improving network energy efficiency and building green Mobile Broadband (MBB) […]

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Cisco completes acquisition of JouleX

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cisco  announced it has brought privately-held JouleX, a provider of enterprise IT energy management solutions for network-attached and data centre assets. According to Cisco, JouleX complements its existing services portfolio by using the capabilities of the network to gain visibility into and control energy usage across global IT environments. JouleX’s energy management solution, together with […]

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Climate Action moves into Verne Global’s carbon neutral facility

| June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Verne Global announced that Climate Action is now hosting its email systems at Verne Global’s renewable-powered data center in Iceland. Climate Action is a sustainable development organisation working in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – the world’s foremost body on environmental protection and stewardship.  Climate Action establishes and builds partnerships between business, […]

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BT shares open source approach to CO2 abatement

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
BT shares open source approach to CO2 abatement

BT’s Chief Executive Ian Livingston today launched BT’s Net Good programme, unveiling the company’s new carbon abatement methodology. The new  methodology,  reviewed, refined and endorsed by The Carbon Trust and Camanoe Associates (researchers from MIT), will help BT to achieve its 2020 goal to help customers reduce carbon emissions by at least three times the […]

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Eltek and Caterpillar get together for hybrid telecoms power solutions

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eltek announced the signing of a frame agreement for hybrid power solutions with Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of high-speed diesel generator sets and engines. The contract involves the design and supply of high-efficiency hybrid power solutions, combining an optimal generator operation with renewable energy, typically for remote telecom sites. Caterpillar is a leading […]

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Ericsson wins 600,000 smart grid deal

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ericsson wins 600,000 smart grid deal

E.ON Elnät Sverige AB (E.ON), part of one of the largest private energy companies in the world, has chosen Ericsson in a five-year deal to provide a hosted solution including consulting and systems integration services. Ericsson’s solution will gather data from energy meters and provide collected data to E.ON’s internal IT environment. Data will be […]

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ITU launches Green ICT application challenge

| December 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
ITU launches Green ICT application challenge

  ​     In support of the “World Environment Day” (WED) and to follow up on the Paris Call to Action on “Smart Sustainable Cities”, ITU and Telefónica have announced a Green ICT Application Challenge to uncover innovative ICT approaches and applications towards addressing global environmental issues in cities and urban areas. The submission period […]

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Cloud computing market to reach US$127bn by 2017 – GIA

| November 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Yet another research report citing the vast potential of the cloud computing market. This time, it is Global Industry Analysts, based in San Jose, projecting a global market worth US$127 billion by 2017. The primary driver for the clouds, according to GIA, is factors such as growing prominence of enterprise mobility, need for business continuity, […]

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