Know the business requirements for green product ratings set forth as criteria by EPEAT. The latter is regarded as the ultimate assurance that a product is certifiably green, as it requires Energy Star compliance, toxic-substance elimination & e-waste reduction to qualify for a green product rating.
Green Computing / IT
The Green IT channel at Bright Hub is here to help to any home or business that wants to compute in a more ecologically friendly manner. The channel contains a wealth of articles, how to’s and reviews that explain the benefits of going green and which will enable you to choose the best green technical solutions, reduce your impact on the environment or reduce your electricity bill.
From the origins of Energy Star to reviews of energy saving software Managing Editor, Michele McDonough, and her team of writers lead you on a journey into the world of eco-friendly computing. Learn how to properly dispose of computers and other electronic waste, known as e-waste, with articles such as this on recycling printer cartridges. Find out all about cloud computing and virtualization. Gain a better understanding of how technology impacts the environment and what you can do to help reduce waste, cut costs and lower emissions.
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Virtualization is the ability of a server to run multiple instances of an operating system simultaneously. Each OS is unaware of the existence of the other guest operating sytems and runs as if it had sole access to the hardware. There are different types of virtualization depending on requirements.
While there’s certainly no shortage of cloud storage and file sharing services, Amazon Cloud Drive offers some decided advantages over many others – including reliability and fast transfer rates. Also, the Amazon Cloud Player lets you access and play MP3s through your browser or any Android device.