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IT managers under growing pressure to reduce carbon footprints

The majority of IT managers are under growing pressure to reduce their carbon footprints with 61% feeling pressure to cut down on their energy usage and 60% planning to reduce their carbon footprint within the next 18 months, finds a survey by Zycko.

Dimension Data discloses own 'green' status

Dimension Data has published its submission to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP6).

Chess Telecom awarded ISO14001 accreditation

Chess Telecom awarded ISO14001 accreditation, the internationally recognised environmental management standard.

Elite Telecom achieves targets in ‘Make it a Million' Green campaign

Elite Telecom has achieved its goal of saving one million sheets of paper in a year by launching a new 'greener business' billing strategy.

Businesses warned to cut energy consumption or face blackouts

More than seventy per cent of businesses are concerned about future power shortages, but very few are taking any action to minimise the risk, according to new research on green IT by The DMW Group.

Extreme Networks joins The Green Grid

Extreme Networks has joined The Green Grid, a global consortium that promotes the adoption of energy efficient standards, processes, measurements and technologies within data centres.

Greening of IT set to top the environmental agenda

Environmental legislation, consumer pressure and the credit crunch are all contributing to an imminent explosion in the demand for products and services that assist the greening of IT, predicts UK compliance specialist IT Governance.

Central Telecom opts for WEEE specialist Midex

Hants-based Midex, a specialist in the processing and reuse of end of life IT and WEEE (waste electrical and electronic) goods, has completed a project for Central Telecom, collecting supplies of redundant telephone equipment and accessories from its offices in Burton on Trent in Staffordshire.

Link Telecom's mobile phones recycling campaign boosts NSPCC

LinkWest Yorkshire telecoms group Link Telecom has now handed over a total of £30,000 to the NSPCC following the success of a mobile phones recycling campaign.

UK web servers emit CO2 equivalent to over one million return flights to India

A study of over 3,500 dedicated servers by European hosting company Amenworld.com has found that on average servers needlessly use 1000 kWh of energy, producing an excess of 632Kg of CO2 per server per year.

This is the equivalent of 2643 jumbo jets each carrying 423 passengers flying to India and back, or one person making over a million return trips to India in a year.

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