January 9, 2012 1:52:45 PM EST


Is Public Cloud Computing Green – Or at least Greener than Traditional IT?

Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple answer to the “Is Public Cloud Greener” question as the only real answer is “it depends.”  At the core of the question is that assumption that because you’re theoretically using fewer physical machines more effectively, that you are thereby greener or more efficient. 

January 5, 2012 9:24:18 AM EST Jones Lang LaSalle Green Blog

Posted by Carey Guerin

Global effort for a global cause Sustainability University

Today, our firm announces that we have reached our goal to employ 1,000 people with LEED and other energy and sustainability accreditations. Actually, as of Jan. 1, we employed 1,075 such individuals.

January 3, 2011 


Winston Bumpus

New head of NIST’s IT lab says cloud, mobile to drive vision federalnewsradio.com/364/2682043/Cl… < Best wishes to Cita

December 29, 2011 11:21:00 AM EST Data Center Design

UPS Configuration Availability Rankings

Peter Sacco, president and founder, PTS Data Center Solutions, recently wrote a new white paper on UPS Configuration Availability Rankings.

December 29, 2011


Jim Wilson

Why 2012 will be year of the artist-entrepreneur gigaom.com/2011/12/29/why…

December 14, 2011 7:00:00 AM EST


Beg, Borrow or Steal? Young Professionals, College Students Admit They’ll Go To Extreme Measures for Internet Access Despite IT Policies, Identity Theft Risks

Tendencies of World Workforce’s Next Generation to Ignore Online Threats Poses Challenge To Personal, Corporate Security; Magnify Findings in Cisco 2011 Annual Security Report

December 12, 2011 5:40:02 PM EST ServerTech Blog

Posted by Robert

There is a neat little collection of interesting data centers over at Colo & and Cloud. My favorite has to be the James Bond style of the Bahnhof’s Pionen “White Mountain” data center. But, I do respect the idea of re-purposing other buildings …

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