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Server Consolidation Reduces Carbon Footprint

Posted in consolidation, country-new-zealand, data-center-consolidation, financial-industry, heat-load, ibm, open-source, platform, red-hat, server-consolidation on February 8th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Red Hat saves energy through server consolidation
Another example of open source making an impact on CO2 emissions. …

… “With the combination of Red Hat and IBM solutions, BNZ has achieved significant cost savings and made major steps to green its IT systems. In just three months, BNZ was able to consolidate its servers and reduce its front-end systems datacenter footprint by 30 percent. It has recorded a 33 percent reduction in heat output and a 39 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions for its front-end systems. The solutions has also helped BNZ to carve out costs, as the bank expects approximately 20 percent return on investment (ROI) over the life of the platform. ” …

Via IBM: Bank of New Zealand Reduces Carbon Footprint

Green Computing Performance

Posted in city-auckland, computer-equipment, cooling-system, country-new-zealand, effectiveness-rating, energy-consumption, green-data-center, industry-leadership, power-consumption, power-efficiency, power-usage on August 4th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Green data center is planned in Auckland by Datacom. …

… “He hopes overheads, such as cooling computer equipment and conditioning the datacentre’s power supplies, will account for no more than a third of the Orbit centre’s total power consumption – which would give the datacentre an industry-leading power usage effectiveness rating of 1.5. ” …

Via Stuff.co.nz: Datacenter Green Performance