data centers

  • A Startup That Makes Data Centers Efficient, Smooth-Stone, Gets New VPs And A New Name

    Green IT startup Smooth-Stone today announced a new company name, Calxeda (pronounced “cal-zeh-dah”) and the addition of three vice president-level executives to its team: Karl Freund, Bob Baughman and Steve Beatty. The talent comes from IBM, Polycom and Freescale, respectively. Calxeda also launched a new website to reflect its rebranding, and moved into a new corporate… Read More

  • Sizing Up Symantec's Corporate Social Responsibility

    Symantec, the software and security company best known for its Norton internet security and antivirus software, released its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report on Monday. For the uninitiated, CSR reports put a company’s social and environmental objectives, not just their profit and revenue outlook, on the record. They are meant to encourage all businesses, no matter their size… Read More

  • Power Assure Gets $11.25 million Jolt of Funding

    Power Assure, a Santa Clara green IT company, today announced that it scored $11.25 million in series B funding. The round was led by energy efficiency-focused investors Good Energies, and joined by Point Judith Capital and Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Power Assure’s chief technology officer Clemens Pfeiffer said the company will use this capital to take its technology to a broader market. Read More

  • IBM developing zero-emission data center technology

    We’ve already established that your favorite tech company, from Apple to HP to Nintendo, and everyone in between, is being pressured to go green. While some of the tactics may be a bit silly, I think it’s safe to say that you’d rather see these companies green than not green, right? It makes us feel good about ourselves, that even though we’re buying hunks of plastic… Read More