Cisco and the University of British Columbia to explore smart building technology

The UBC campus in Vancouver is about to get a lot smarter. Networking vendor Cisco Systems will be collaborating with the University of British Columbia (UBC) on a number of initiatives related to

Published on: May 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Cisco seeks smart grid partners

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) is looking for more partners for its Smart Grid Ecosystem who could help develop software and install systems that monitor energy use in buildings and connect systems using

Published on: September 10th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Five ways to create a greener, more efficient data centre

With the hype increasing around designing, building and maintaining smarter, more efficient data centres, just how well are today's data centres actually doing?According to Doug Washburn, an analyst for IT infrastructure and operations

Published on: August 25th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Greenpeace: Companies not serious about climate change

Consumer electronics giants Apple, Dell, Motorola, Microsoft, Nintendo and Samsung have been slow to get serious about climate change, and are notably lagging behind, according to the latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide

Published on: November 24th, 2008

Going green gets easier

It's not always easy being green. There are plenty of products out there that claim to be “green” – but what exactly does that mean? Just like organic food at the grocery store,

Published on: August 7th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

We’re primed for cloud computing, says Gartner

A Gartner analyst thinks Canada's natural resources and cooler temperature can help it take advantage of the growing cloud computing trend to provide services and Web applications.The country has an estimated server installed

Published on: July 8th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Lenovo’s energy efficient small form factor desktop and monitor

For individuals looking for a space-saving device that boosts energy efficiencies, Lenovo's ThinkVision L193p 19” widescreen monitor, combined with Lenovo's ThinkCentre A61e small form-factor desktop computer, may be the products to consider.The Lenovo

Published on: April 10th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

HP Canada rides the Green Expressway

The green IT movement in Canada is spawning a new set of solution providers that are targeting environmentally conscious business opportunities in the market place.Take, for example, Blue Curl of Langley, B.C. According

Published on: March 11th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto