What are the best investments for cloud computing? There’s an assortment of suggestions from communication to storage systems & BI software.Yet the issues with cloud computing is not the ROI since cost is relatively low. The main considerations are threats to data security and breach of protocol.
Green Computing Incentives and Initiatives
News and information about current green computing incentives and initiatives.
An Energy Star label does not guarantee a tax credit or a rebate. It does guarantee a product will cost less to operate, because it makes efficient use of energy. If you want a tax credit, or tax rebate, check with the IRS to see if the product qualifies before you make a purchase. Here’s how.
Thin clients and virtual desktops are often erroneously considered to be synonymous to each other. This article explores the difference between them more closely.
Grid Computing is still a new concept in computing. Applications requiring huge computational power becoming more prolific, and grids are the only viable solution. Let’s look at some examples of grid computing, and applications where they could make a difference.
Today a number of business enterprises understand the importance of going green with major green initiatives in their business ventures. Green technologies today have become indispensible.
Many initiatives have been taken to make the entire web surfing experience more green, i.e. eco-friendly. It may sound a bit strange to the uninitiated but being an environmentalist even while surfing the Internet is actually possible. In fact, most web surfers can do it.
neighBORROW and Goods for Good have formed a partnership to provide computers for orphaned children in Malawi, East Africa. neighBORROW is a borrow and lend operation, while Goods for Good re-distributes excess items. Together, they are sending used computers where they are desperately needed.
Cloud Computing in 2009 would be one niche that everyone, right from a programmer to an online business architect, would look forward to. This article throws some light on some talked-about status of cloud computing in the year 2009.
There is a special carbon taxes currently in legislation which data center companies may have to pay. Read on to find out more about the proposed carbon tax that may affect your business.
This United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recycling program is geared towards used electronics and gadgets. As green computing initiatives continue to “sprout up” in the information technology realm, government programs such as this are a great option for recycling your old gadgets.
What if every time you searched, a penny was donated to a cause you believe in? What if the $20 million generated by search engines every year could be tapped into and a fraction used to support a charity? Good Search, the modern day green search engine, allows you to do just that!