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Monday, August 11, 2008 10:08 AM

Hype Cycle, Hyped

Gartner's Hype Cycle report lists technologies and trends that are moving through Bunyanesque stages (e.g., "Trough of Disillusionment," "Slope of Enlightenment"). The idea is that we get all excited about....

Monday, August 11, 2008 09:08 AM

Reading Forbes So You Don't Have To

You may not have time to wade through the meandering verbiage in this article about data-center costs by Kenneth G. Brill. That's why we're here. The gist: data center costs often are poorly understood an....

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 12:08 PM

Technology Constrains Mileage Plan

Economist Duncan Black, who blogs under the name Atrios, sharply dismisses the Washington Post's mention of a mileage tax to replace the gasoline tax. I'm not an economist, and I agree with some of Black'....

Monday, August 04, 2008 14:08 PM

It's a Floor Wax and a Dessert Topping

It's two trends in one! IBM announces a new data center in North Carolina's Research Triangle, touting both its cloud cred and green sheen. I kid because I love. IBM's cloud strategy and its green initiati....

Monday, July 28, 2008 12:07 PM

How Green is Green IT?

Upcoming CIO Insight research finds that companies mostly undertake eco-friendly initiatives out of environmental concerns, not just the bottom line. But there's more to the story. Once again, the big ques....

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 16:07 PM

Momentum Builds for Green IT

Research from Cutter Consortium's Benchmark Review shows that momentum is growing for Green IT at firms that don't yet have Green policies in place, with European firms ahead of their US counterparts in te....

Friday, June 27, 2008 12:06 PM

No longer a virtual product

Microsoft releases its Hyper-V virtualization platform. Our research shows that CIOs love virtualization. It saves money, and it's green technology, too. Ars Technica: "Microsoft believes that virtualiza....

Thursday, June 26, 2008 10:06 AM

Cash for trash

Since the dawn of Green IT, we've been all about doing well while doing good. Much of the emphasis to date has been on saving money by using less energy. It's a pretty straightforward equation. Less obvi....

Thursday, January 31, 2008 16:01 PM

Does Green IT Matter?

Those expressing skepticism--including me--that the budding green IT movement was nothing more than a clever marketing ploy may have to eat their words. Or, at least nibble on them. The cynicism certainl....

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