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Intel Westmere Energy Efficiency

Posted in cpu, cpu-core, energy-efficiency, intel, nehalem, processor, roadmap, westmere on April 25th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Intel processor product roadmap features energy efficiency improvements
Intel shares insights on the progression of their CPU product roadmap. Each generation will look to maximize energy-efficiency as the line-widths shrink and transistor density increases. …

… “Westmere is basically a Nehalem shrink onto the 32nm process. It will have six cores, cache enhancements and better energy efficiency, and will be announced in 2010. ” …

Via Channel Register: Cores

Cisco Energy Monitoring For IP Devices Drives Green Network

Posted in alignment, cisco, economy, energy-monitoring, energy-wise, flash-memory, green-network, greenhouse-gas, information-technology, intelligent-networks, low-carbon, networking, roadmap, technology-managers, value, vision on February 3rd, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Cisco launches green network tool for energy monitoring
Cisco introduces EnergyWise technology for its network switches, which will monitor the consumption of energy by IP-devices. The company envisions a fully integrated building management system will be enabled via its network. …

… “Cisco EnergyWise was purpose-built in alignment with Cisco’s vision of how networking technology can support a low-carbon economy, cut energy use and promote overall environmental sustainability. Cisco EnergyWise is part of the company’s technology roadmap for changing the value-chain of information technology (IT) by placing the intelligent network squarely at the center of how companies reduce greenhouse gas (GhG) emissions across their entire organization. ” …

Via Cisco: Greener Network

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Notebook Computer Power Savings Roadmap

Posted in amd-advanced-micro-devices, cpu, future, graphics-processor, laptop, notebook-computer, power-savings, processor, roadmap, sabine, savings on November 20th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Power savings are on the CPU roadmap from AMD. …

… “APU is AMD speak for a CPU and a graphics processor on one piece of silicon. AMD expects Sabine to bring significant power savings to notebook computers. ” …

Via DailyTech: Future Processors

Virtual Green Data Center

Posted in design, green-data-center, ibm, roadmap, second-life, tour, virtual-data-center, virtualization on September 18th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

IBM takes its green datacenter design into Second Life. …

… “Through the use of avatars, visitors are able to explore the green data center by taking a self-guided, individual, or group tour. The VGDC is available 24 hours a day and, with IBM’s Virtual Business Center staffed by live multi-lingual sales avatars five days a week, it is very easy for visitors to get the information and answers they need. Part of IBM’s Roadmap to a Green Data Center, the VGDC enables clients to get the experience of walking through a data center, without the travel costs associated with a physical visit. ” …

Via IBM: Virtual Green Data Center in Second Life