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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
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
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Questions you didn’t know you can ask potential web hosting providers
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
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RackForce finishes Canadian GigaCenter DC

The GigaCenter of data center operator RackForce is now complete. The facility, located in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, was built with advanced engineering and scalable modular design in mind. It has a private 10Gbps redundant network and company’s Absolute Air Separation support power densities up to 25KW per rack will allow a typical customer save […]

Shoppers seek out green energy retailers

According to a recent study by web hosting provider 1&1 (UK branch), online shoppers look for retailers that use green energy and services. One in four out of 1,500 surveyed consumers expect that the stores where they will buy their products use eco-friendly services across their procedures. Also, 37 percent of Britons expect that online […]

Wind turbines power Illinois data center

Other World Computing has become the first data center to be powered entirely using on-site wind turbines. The company started to use a wind turbine that measures 131-foot tall in October. The chief executive officer of the company said the decision is based on conservational benefits and future cost of energy.

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 […]

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, […]

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”.

Global Green top 100 list

The Uptime Institute has named the top 100 corporations for their green efforts. The list highlights significant energy efficiency achievements of data centers. The official naming will take place during the Green Enterprise IT Awards ceremony which will be held on April 15.

LeaseWeb partners with Hewlett-Packard

Netherlands-based LeaseWeb has partnered with Hewlett-Packard. LeaseWeb will provide HP with solutions to reduce energy consumption of its hosting infrastructure. LeaseWeb customers will also continue on using HP’s Factory Express services due to this deal. Also, LeaseWeb will start to offer HP’s Green IT products such as HP ProLiant Servers models DL120 and DL180.

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