in Outsourcing on Dec 21, 2011
Back in the day, cloud conversion was when you stared at the sky and “converted” from cumulus, stratus, cirrus and nimbus to bunnies, dolphins, unicorns and piggies.
in News on Nov 30, 2011
There are many new technologies that are “cool.” However, we can now say that they are able to heat things up - literally. A paper, presented at Usenix Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing by two researchers at the University of Virginia and four at Microsoft Research, explores the possibilities of using data centers as a source of heating for homes and buildings. The authors call it a “data furnace.”
in Technologies on Nov 16, 2011
A company adopting cloud computing may reduce their energy consumption, carbon emissions and capital spending on IT resources, says a study by The Carbon Disclosure Project.