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SmartWay Compliant Carriers

Posted in award, carrier-network, carriers, compliance, conservation, emissions, epa, hp-hewlett-packard, maintenance, partnership, power-conservation, product-packaging, save-fuel, savings, smartway, supply-chain on October 8th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP is recognized with a SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for leading by conserving energy in its transportation supply chain. …

… “SmartWay Partner carriers conserve more than 540 million gallons of diesel fuel per year, saving the trucking industry more than $2 billion in annual fuel and maintenance costs and eliminating more than 6 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming. HP’s U.S. and Canadian surface transportation supply chain is composed of 100 percent SmartWay compliant carriers, making it one of the region’s cleanest. Earlier this year, HP became the first company to qualify to have the SmartWay logo displayed on its product packaging after certifying its entire surface transportation carrier network for consumer desktops, monitors and accessories was SmartWay compliant. ” …

Via HP: HP Honored by U.S. EPA for Conserving Energy

Green Enterprise DataCenter Strategy

Posted in achievement, collaboration, efficiency, energy-capacity, energy-consumption, enterprise, future, green-it-strategy, growth, ibm, improvement, it-project, it-services, it-strategy, maintenance, power-consumption, savings, services, strategies, strategy, transformation-project on September 15th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

IBM and Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) will collaborate to implement a major transformation of the bank’s Enterprise Data Center strategy, which will incorporate energy efficiency objectives. …

… “With this NEDC transformation project, PSBank and IBM aim to achieve similar goals in reducing energy consumption as well as reducing cost, space and IT maintenance, while enhancing the efficiency and capacity of its data center facilities. This project is an example of how IBM is helping clients develop a new enterprise data center, which offers dramatic improvements in IT efficiency and provides for rapid deployment of new IT services to support future business growth. ” …

Via IBM: PSBank Enterprise Data Center Strategy

Green Data Center Benefits Realization

Posted in benefits, building, cost-benefits, drives, energy-savings, enterprise, floor-space, future, green-data-center, green-it-strategy, ibm, investment, it-strategy, maintenance, operations, productivity, savings, strategies, strategy, virtualization on September 12th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Green data centers investments can have both tangible financial returns, intangible productivity benefits, and enable future cost avoidance. …

… “As IBM found when building its own green data center, each dollar of energy savings drives $6 to $8 dollars in operations savings, Peter McCafferty, director of enterprise systems at IBM stresses. Benefits accrue in terms of increased productivity, decreased floor space requirements, decreased maintenance costs and other examples. ” …

Via Virtual Strategy: Is Green Worth it?

Desktop Virtualization Supports Green IT Strategy

Posted in achievement, benefits, challenge, cost-benefits, desktop-virtualization, desktops, electrical-system, enterprise, green-it-strategy, it-management, it-strategy, maintenance, management, ovum, power-efficiency, qumranet, savings, server-efficiency, solid-ice, strategies, strategy, ups, virtualization on August 1st, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Qumranet shares report published by Ovum that offers an overview of desktop virtualization and the market opportunities and challenges. …

… “Solid ICE also offers IT managers easier access to remote desktops to provide maintenance and support, as well as instant, inherent disaster recovery. In addition, businesses deploying a green IT strategy can achieve a savings of up to two thirds on electric power with Solid ICE. Desktop virtualization – following in the footsteps of (and leveraging) the quickly expanding server virtualization market – is gaining a higher visibility among enterprise customers thanks to its potential management and cost benefits. ” …

Via Qumranet: Hosted Desktop Virtualization