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Dune Broadcom Data Center Combination

Posted in bandwidth, broadcom, cloud-computing, data-center, dune-networks, networking, saas, server-consolidation, servers, software-as-a-service on December 1st, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Broadcom will acquire Dune Networks for its switch fabric networking solutions to build out a more robust product line for data centers. …

… “Data centers are scaling to provide significantly more bandwidth to meet the requirements of cloud computing, where computing resources, products and services, such as Software as a Service (SaaS), can be delivered real-time over the Internet. Dune Networks has developed a scalable chipset that supports bandwidth speeds of up to 100Gbps per port and can connect more than ten thousand servers (ports) in a single deployment. ” …

Via Dune Networks: Broadcom to Acquire Dune

Sustainability Projects at Salesforce dot com

Posted in data-center-efficiency-program, integration, planning, project, projects, research, saas, salesforce-dot-com, sustainability on September 12th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Getting to the core of data center energy efficiency, Salesforce dot com goes beyond the low hanging fruit to integrated environmental improvement. …

… “Both projects speak to the in-depth research and planning that is required to integrate environmental factors into the corporate decision-making process. ” …

Via Reuters: Data Center Efficiency

NetSuite Cloud Computing Customers Enjoy Green Benefits

Posted in carbon-footprint, cloud-computing, greenspace, netsuite, saas, software-as-a-service on July 17th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Netsuite’s customers enjoy the green benefits of a SaaS computing model. …

… “By vastly reducing the need for servers and support equipment, such as server room air conditioning, Greenspace found the average NetSuite customer can cut its electricity bill by more than $10,000 per year. When added to the overall costs of hardware, software licenses, maintenance, personnel and occupancy, NetSuite calculates the cost reductions can exceed $100,000 per year, per customer. ” …

Via NetSuite: Platform Saves the Equivalent of 423,000 Metric Tons of Carbon Dioxide Per Year

SaaS Green Benefits

Posted in applications, energy-efficiency, initiatives, it-services, saas, software, software-as-a-service on January 13th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

The Software as a Service model for application delivery enables companies to support their sustainability initiatives through energy efficiencies. …

… “In a time when going green is high on many companies’ priority lists, SaaS provides a great way to improve business processes on both fronts. ” …

Via E-Commerce News: SaaS