Trend alert: Refurbished computers gaining popularity

Sales of refurbished computers are soaring as more organizations seek to save money and protect the environment. One of the largest refurbishers of computers in North America, Toronto-based CNB Computers, says it’s experiencing exponential growth.

Published on: September 22nd, 2017 Cindy Baker

Hashtag Trending – IBM funding new AI lab, Toronto wants Amazon’s second headquarters

IBM is committing hundreds of millions to a new AI lab. Jaguar has become the latest car company to abandon the internal combustion engine. And Toronto wants Amazon to build its next headquarters

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – IBM funding new AI lab, Toronto wants Amazon’s second headquarters

IBM is committing hundreds of millions to a new AI lab. Jaguar has become the latest car company to abandon the internal combustion engine. And Toronto wants Amazon to build its next headquarters

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 4, 2017 – An ultra-basic new cellphone, Tesla’s Model 3 flying off the shelves

A new phone is perfect for recovering smartphone addicts, academics are tweeting, and the new Tesla car is selling like hot cakes. Starting with Product Hunt – Do you use your phone too

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Microsoft aims to prevent disease outbreaks and more with AI

Microsoft is using artificial intelligence technology to bring data to farming and prevent disease outbreaks through its Azure cloud platform. Dubbed AI for Earth, the new program will center around AI-based projects in

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Dell EMC updates commitment to environment after merger

Dell EMC is reaffirming its commitment to the planet and the people who live on it with an update to Dell's longtime 2020 Legacy of Good report. This is the first update since

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Xerox, GreenCentre Canada partner to commercialize green tech

Xerox Canada is collaborating with a government funded organization in order to bolster the commercialization of Canadian green technology. GreenCentre Canada, which was created in 2009 and funded by the Government of Ontario,

Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Compugen launches the next generation of the Green4Good program

Compugen Finance Inc.’s innovative Green4Good program is taking on new partners. The CDN Top 100 solution provider announced the next generation of its Green4Good program called the Shape The Future and it will

Published on: February 11th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

David Suzuki grades IT on its green progress

Scientist, broadcaster and environmentalist David Suzuki was the keynote speaker at a recent Hitachi Data Systems Canada event in Toronto. Suzuki, an Order of Canada inductee and one of 10 greatest Canadians, told a sobering

Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Toronto data centre saves 100 million litres of water

Toronto's new data centre has a cool name: the “Chiller Killer.” It got this Batman-themed name because the system leverages Toronto's cool temperatures for optimum efficiency and energy use. The data centre was

Published on: February 21st, 2013 CDN Staff

Frigid Canadian winter air cools IBM data centre

As Canadians dig in for a long, cold winter, here's one silver lining to the colder weather: it can help data centre operators reduce their cooling costs.The folks at IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM)

Published on: January 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

A look at the world’s meanest, greenest data centre

With its recently-announced expansion to it Las Vegas campus, Switch Communications will have 2.2 million square feet of data centre space. Article: Go inside the world's meanest, greenest data centre

Published on: August 17th, 2012 CDN Staff

Top 10 Green Solution Providers of 2011

Published on: January 15th, 2011 CDN Staff

Meet the 10 greenest VARs in Canada

There's a whole lot of green-washing going on -- and a lot of lip service being paid to environmental initiatives. But some solution providers are truly committed to making a difference. Again this

Published on: October 4th, 2010 CDN Staff