Green IT

Being green is a focus in many areas, and technology is no exception. In this section we explore ways to get the job done, but to do so with as little as little an environmental impact as possible. 




It's 2020 — poised innovations include how to grow produce with limited laborers, how to extend the shelf-life of that produce, how to...


Blockchain is among the most controversial inventions brought by the Digital Revolution. The amounts of energy required for blockchain made...


Architecture seems one of those disciplines where artificial intelligence (AI) apparently stands no chance against human creativity and...


Green computing is great for business and for the environment. Here are some ways to help go green at your organization or home.


The key to saving energy is using Internet of Things-connected devices to track usage, allowing managers to identify and eliminate waste.


Data centers can use enormous amounts of energy, but thanks to recent legislation, more of that energy will be coming from renewable...


While making a data center energy efficient can save money, it isn't as simple as it sounds. Virtualization is one possible solution.


Data centers can consume massive amounts of energy, but some companies are implementing methods to lower their environmental impact - and...


Big data is used to analyze nearly everything. Can it be used to help reduce energy waste too?


Only a few years ago "green IT" was the buzzword du jour. So, what happened to it? Have companies given it up or have they just changed...


Cloud computing is becoming a major trend in business, but not only is it economical, it is also environmentally friendly.


Wondering how green networking works and what kinds of benefits businesses can expect? We provide the answers!


Many people are accustomed to throwing out their old technology with the trash, but new laws are enforcing proper disposal of unwanted...


Data centers are a crucial part of the Internet's infrastructure. Many them are also huge, both in terms of square footage and their impact.


Americans throw away more than 130 million mobile phones every year, along with 51 million computers, 31 million monitors and countless...


Green IT isn't just a trend - it's a reality, and one that holds benefits for companies, consumers and the environment.


The energy used by a set of servers responding to a keyword search may be marginal, but they all add up to significant energy use.