Forrester survey indicates the future of green IT

January 6, 2010
Lenovo joins the smartbook gang
The Register
James Sherwood writes about a new smartbook product from Lenovo.

“Lenovo has unwrapped its first smartbook– an ARM-based PC with 10.1 inch display. Called Skylight, the machine has been created to fill a gadget gap that supposedly exists between smartphones and netbooks. As such Skylight combines ‘the long battery life and connectivity of a smartphone with the full web browsing and multimedia experience of a netbook,’ according to Peter Gaucher, Lenovo’s Executive Director of mobile internet product management..”

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Chip sales grew (for real) in November
Channel Register
Timothy Prickett Morgan recaps the chip sale market in November, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

“If the statistics collected and massaged by the SIA are any guide, it looks like the recession is over. Today, the SIA released its report for chip sales in November and said that revenues hit $22.6 billion for the month, which is 8.5 per cent more than the sales level set a year ago ($20.9 billion). This represents the first real growth on an annual basis in a long time.”

Forrester survey indicates green IT future
Network World

Deni Connor writes about green IT plans, according to research firm, Forrester.

“According to Forrester Research’s ongoing surveys which track green IT adoption, more than half the businesses of all sizes now have technology purchasing criteria for green IT conformity. The survey, conducted in November of 2009, included over 600 enterprise and SMB operations worldwide and 900 IT professionals. 47 per cent indicated that green IT plans were underway, 30 per cent were in the planning phase, while 23 per cent had no plans. Operating expense reduction was the primary motive, from both energy and data center operations. Virtualization, energy management, lower power consuming devices and elimination of redundant applications were the primary strategies cited.”

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