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Why green IT is good for business

When Kevin Humphries talks about green IT at FedEx, you won't hear much about reducing the company's carbon footprint. FedEx embraced the new math of green IT when it engineered every inch of its new, LEED-certified 46,000-sq.-ft. data center for maximum operational efficiency. "We found the most optimal mathematical model for capacities and efficiencies," says the senior vice president of IT at ... » zum Artikel

Why Julie Larson-Green's 'demotion' is actually a massive responsibility at Microsoft

On Monday night, Julie Larson-Green was promoted to one of the most important roles within Microsoft. » zum Artikel

Nominet gives green light to .uk domains despite previous concerns

Internet domain registration company Nominet said yesterday that, from next summer, companies would be able to bid for .uk domain names. » zum Artikel

LapGreenN expansion in Sierra Leone stalls

As a recent court injunction postpones indefinitely the expansion plans of Libya-based Lap Green Networks in Sierra Leone, company executives say they have documentation countering claims from the founder of Ambitel, its subsidiary in the country. » zum Artikel

Elop rises, Larson-Green falls in Microsoft CEO handicapping

By any measure, Stephen Elop's star just rose overnight. » zum Artikel

Kinect for Windows developer's kit slated for November, adds 'green screen' technology

Microsoft's march toward a voice- and gesture-controlled Windows experience just picked up momentum. On Wednesday the company reiterated that a final version of its Kinect for Windows sensor would be available for retail customers next year, and teased an interim solution for people who just can't wait: This November, Microsoft will sell a $399 kit that includes a developer's version of the sensor ... » zum Artikel

Consumers concerned about green issues: GfK global study

The good news is that global consumers are aware of some green issues that may affect their lives. The bad news is that not many of them are aware of how to resolve these issues. » zum Artikel

Climate change pushes some companies to go green

When Hurricane Sandy decimated a large portion of the East Coast last year, companies and their data centers wound up without electricity for days or, in some cases, even weeks. » zum Artikel

Being green and the madness of crowds

What's true for Kermit apparently translates to our business. Some time ago I had a call with a company that ran data centers they claimed were "green." Their argument for their greenness was they purchased power with green credits, which meant they paid a premium for electricity to fund alternative energy programs. Along with that they had a car park full of solar cells. » zum Artikel

Businesses will look beyond traditional revenue streams for opportunities: Kyocera

Kyocera Document Solutions expects more of the industry to look outside traditional revenue streams for alternative means to boost profit margins. » zum Artikel

AT&T, Microsoft team to link business customers to Azure cloud

AT&T is putting the finishing touches on a service that connects its corporate customers' VPNs to Microsoft Azure services, eliminating the need to find separate links between business sites and Microsoft's cloud. » zum Artikel

Microsoft Windows 8.1 for businesses is now available for testing

Businesses with certain Microsoft memberships and service agreements can now download the near-final version of Windows 8.1 to test with an eye toward enterprise deployment, the company says. » zum Artikel

How Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 are better suited for businesses

When Microsoft launches the next generation of Surface tablets in two weeks, they'll be better suited to use in enterprises than the initial offerings, making them both more mobile with longer battery life and better suited for office work with a docking station add-on that gives them Ethernet connectivity. » zum Artikel

Microsoft to acquire Nokia's devices business for $7.17 billion

Microsoft announced Monday night that it will purchase Nokia's devices business in a deal that will bring the Lumia smartphone line--along with Nokia CEO Stephen Elop--under the Microsoft umbrella. » zum Artikel

Career advice: Making IT more influential in the business

AT&T CIO Thaddeus Arroyo Ask a Premier 100 IT Leader Thaddeus Arroyo Title: CIOCompany: AT&T » zum Artikel

8 Ways Online Video Can Improve Your Business

Video isn't just about cats and dogs anymore. More organizations today are turning to video to tell their story, get the word out about a new product or service and even recruit employees. » zum Artikel

Gartner to businesses: Get ready for broad deployment of Windows 8.1

Gartner is giving the thumbs up to Windows 8.1, crediting the operating system refresh with overcoming the major downsides of Windows 8. » zum Artikel

5 Key Benefits Gamification Brings to Your Business

Gamification may be among the latest tech industry buzzwords, but the concept of using games and gaming tactics to engage users is not new at all. For example, credit card companies and airlines have been using the concept of gamification for years to entice customers to earn rewards through their brands. » zum Artikel

Facebook backlash sees small businesses following suit

Medium isn't the first outlet to express a growing dissatisfaction with Facebook, but it is one of the more eloquent ones. In a lengthy monograph on the subject published this week, writer Jeswin opined on its increasing irrelevance to his life, calling the bulk of his news feed "absolutely useless" and the sharing system "completely broken." » zum Artikel

The Week in iOS Apps: Business time!

Google and Microsoft both return to iOS with upgraded apps designed to help you get your work done and save your most important files to the cloud. Plus, games, poems, and skeletons in this week's roundup. » zum Artikel

Why some U.S. homes and businesses still don't have cellular service

If you've ever driven along a major U.S. interstate and found you had no wireless reception for miles, you are not alone. Even today, there are entire areas of the United States where people live and work without reliable wireless reception. » zum Artikel

Businesses need to explore Firefox, Chrome's WebRTC to bolster services and cut costs

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Businesses need to study up now on WebRTC - the browser-based voice and video support included in the latest versions of Firefox and Chrome but that seems destined for all browsers - if they want to jump on opportunities to enhance services and cut costs, according to experts at the Enterprise Connect conference. » zum Artikel

Die Tops und Flops 2014

CIO-Agenda: Die Tops und Flops 2014 (Foto: adware - Fotolia.com)
CIO-Agenda: Die alljährliche IT-Hitparade von Capgemini hat einen neuen Spitzenreiter. Das wichtigste Thema ist für die befragten IT-Manager in diesem Jahr die Aufrechterhaltung des Betriebs in Notfallsituationen (Buisness Continuity). » zum Artikel
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Microsoft's hardware chief to move aside, make room for Nokia's Elop

Julie Larson-Green (Photo: Microsoft.) Julie Larson-Green, the Microsoft executive who co-led Windows development as recently as last summer and now heads the company's hardware efforts, will move to the group responsible for Office, where she once worked, according to an internal email obtained by the website GeekWire. » zum Artikel

Microsoft extends malware protection to XP foot-draggers

Microsoft ends support for Windows XP in April, but it will keep updating anti-malware software for the operating system for more than a year afterwards. » zum Artikel

Another executive shakeup at Microsoft

Just a month after Satya Nadella took over as Microsoft CEO the executive inner circle is being overhauled, with two key leaders leaving the company and a third assuming significant new power. » zum Artikel

Microsoft Lync to play nice with Cisco, Android

Microsoft is accommodating Cisco conferencing systems and Android tablets to help make Microsoft Lync and Skype communications platforms able to connect any customers by voice, video, messaging and conferencing regardless of what device they use. » zum Artikel

The perils of Big Data

Big Data is the current buzzword of the IT world. It makes big promises to entice customers. » zum Artikel

Government appoints outgoing BT CEO as Trade minister

Ian Livingston, BT's outgoing CEO, has been appointed Trade and Investment minister at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). » zum Artikel

Microsoft to buy Parature to bulk up Dynamics CRM

Businesses customers of Microsoft's Dynamics CRM will be able to offer their customers more self-service options, at least that's the idea behind the company's plan to buy up Parature, which specializes in cloud-based customer engagement. » zum Artikel


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When Kevin Humphries talks about green IT at FedEx, you won't hear much about reducing the company's carbon footprint. FedEx embraced the new math of green IT when it engineered every inch of its new, LEED-certified 46,000-sq.-ft. data center for maximum operational efficiency. "We found the most optimal mathematical model for capacities and efficiencies," says the senior vice president of IT at FedEx Corporate Services. The result is what he calls "a perfect blend" of green energy usage, fiscal savings and rational utilization of equipment and resources.
On Monday night, Julie Larson-Green was promoted to one of the most important roles within Microsoft.
Internet domain registration company Nominet said yesterday that, from next summer, companies would be able to bid for .uk domain names.