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Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
By Chris Redman
WebhostingDay 2010: dates, location, speakers
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
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Web hosting socially and in the cloud in 2010
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
By Renee Hendricks
One man’s data loss is another man’s lesson
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IBM adds partnerships to increase DC energy efficiency

IBM has made the announcement at Gartner’s 28th Annual Data Center Conference that it has extended and added new partnerships for increasing energy efficiency, which will in return provide their clients with more flexible options in optimizing the cost of data centers. Anixter, CommScope, Eaton Corporation, and Vette Corp are some of the companies that […]

Codero buys renewable energy credits

Codero has purchased renewable energy credits to offset its electricity use. The credits, which total 12,600MW hours, were brought from Ecoelectrons Renewable Energy. With this purchase, the web hosting provider has become a member of Green-e Energy’s Marketplace program, one of the benefits of which is the ability to place the Green-e logo on company’s […]

MySpace makes their servers green

MySpace has recently installed Fusion-io flash memory cached servers at its data center in order to reduce costs and carbon footprint. It previously had multiple racks of 2U rackmount servers. With server changes, the racks are now smaller and they can hold 1U servers.

VMware builds green facility, releases SRM 4

Virtualization software maker VMware has announced the opening of its first “green” data center, located in East Wenatchee, Washington. While details of the data center were not offered with the press release, previous reports indicate that the building occupies anywhere between 61,000 and 100,000 square feet. This announcement coincided nicely with VMware’s revealing of an […]

This week in hosting

This week in hosting saw continued news on hot topics such as improved security measures, the ever-popular “greening” of the industry and the confirmation of a long-circulated rumor concerning the merging of two giants in the domain services industry.

This week in hosting

Like any niche, the hosting sector generates more and more interesting news during some weeks than others and this has been one of those weeks. Here is a recap of the most attention-grabbing stories, from a legal battle over an internet meme to the most unique use of Twitter yet seen in the industry.

There’s green and then there’s not so green

With our recent look at the greening of the hosting industry and the growing concerns involving ethics among everyone from hardware manufacturers to data center designers, two news stories emerged this week that deserve a bit of attention under the same light. There is a huge effort taking place where these trends are concerned but, […]

Fortune Data Centers receives incentive award

Fortune Data Centers received an incentive award worth $900,000 from PG&E due to improvements in energy efficiency that it set in its green data center launched four months ago. An independent engineering firm provided Fortune and PG&E estimates of energy savings.

Your green certificate is not green enough

While outfitting data centers to draw 100% of their energy needs from environmentally-friendly efforts like wind or solar power generation may not be feasible for most companies with today’s technology, web hosts are finding new and clever ways to offset their carbon footprint – and advertise so-called “green hosting”.

BounceWeb buys Renewable Energy Certificates

Houston-based web host BounceWeb has purchased Renewable Energy Certificates. With this purchase, it will be able to support the production of 6,000 kilowatt-hours of energy that is renewable. The company’s purchases last month are equivalent to 9,414 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions.

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