Welcome!

Linux Containers Authors: Jason Bloomberg, Zakia Bouachraoui, Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan

Related Topics: Linux Containers

Linux Containers: Article

State Street One of the Top Green Information Technology Organizations

IDG’s Computerworld, has selected the company as one of the top Green-IT Organizations for 2009

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), the world's leading provider of financial services to institutional investors, announced that IDG’s Computerworld, has selected the company as one of the top Green-IT Organizations for 2009. This honor is part of Computerworld’s annual Top Green-IT Organizations feature, published in the April 20 issue of Computerworld and online at Computerworld.com.

For the second consecutive year, Computerworld set out to identify organizations that are implementing smart, efficient strategies to achieve “green IT.” Organizations were invited to complete a comprehensive questionnaire online in January and February. Ninety-four organizations participated. To view the full survey, visit http://www.computerworld.com/html/research and click on Top Green-IT Organizations.

“We are delighted to be recognized for State Street’s approach to managing environmental impact,” said Madge Meyer, executive vice president, Global Infrastructure Services at State Street. "IT environmental practices have an immediate effect on energy optimization and cost-effectiveness - as well as a long-term competitive advantage on sustainability. Our program leverages creative ways to minimize the environmental demand of technology. As a result, green thinking is embedded in our culture, technology solutions and standard operating procedures.”

State Street’s green IT initiatives include:

  • The “Zero Footprint Maximum Impact” strategy, which reduces the IT infrastructure in local offices by relying on regional data centers and technology to bring applications to users
  • Server Virtualization, which is the partitioning of a single server so that it appears as multiple servers, has reduced State Street’s CO2 emissions by more than 35.5 million pounds – the equivalent to planting 80,000 trees
  • Video and teleconferencing solutions to reduce travel and greenhouse gas emissions

"Smart organizations know that there are energy and money savings beyond data center walls, and even beyond the IT department. Green-IT efforts are found up and down the supply chain, from the data center to the desktop, from the mainframe to the end user,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief, Computerworld. “The organizations recognized in our second annual Top Green-IT issue have explored new ways to apply technology to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions in every part of their operations.”

More Stories By Corinna Melcon

Corinna is Advertising Sales Manager at SYS-CON Media and Cloud Expo, Inc. Each month SYS-CON Media reaches over two million i-technology professionals through its specialty online journals, conferences, and education programs.

You can contact Corinna with advertising or events questions or comments via email at "corinna (at) sys-con.com" or at her home page corinnamelcon.ulitzer.com, or by phone at 201 802-3026.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO are the world's most influential, independent events where Cloud Computing was coined and where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discuss the big picture of Digital Transformation and all of the strategies, tactics, and tools they need to realize their goals. Sponsors of DXWorldEXPO | CloudEXPO benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities.
All in Mobile is a place where we continually maximize their impact by fostering understanding, empathy, insights, creativity and joy. They believe that a truly useful and desirable mobile app doesn't need the brightest idea or the most advanced technology. A great product begins with understanding people. It's easy to think that customers will love your app, but can you justify it? They make sure your final app is something that users truly want and need. The only way to do this is by ...
Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to ...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Big Data Federation to Exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO, colocated with DevOpsSUMMIT and DXWorldEXPO, November 12-13, 2018 in New York City. Big Data Federation, Inc. develops and applies artificial intelligence to predict financial and economic events that matter. The company uncovers patterns and precise drivers of performance and outcomes with the aid of machine-learning algorithms, big data, and fundamental analysis. Their products are deployed...
Dynatrace is an application performance management software company with products for the information technology departments and digital business owners of medium and large businesses. Building the Future of Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence. Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more busine...
The challenges of aggregating data from consumer-oriented devices, such as wearable technologies and smart thermostats, are fairly well-understood. However, there are a new set of challenges for IoT devices that generate megabytes or gigabytes of data per second. Certainly, the infrastructure will have to change, as those volumes of data will likely overwhelm the available bandwidth for aggregating the data into a central repository. Ochandarena discusses a whole new way to think about your next...
Cell networks have the advantage of long-range communications, reaching an estimated 90% of the world. But cell networks such as 2G, 3G and LTE consume lots of power and were designed for connecting people. They are not optimized for low- or battery-powered devices or for IoT applications with infrequently transmitted data. Cell IoT modules that support narrow-band IoT and 4G cell networks will enable cell connectivity, device management, and app enablement for low-power wide-area network IoT. B...
The hierarchical architecture that distributes "compute" within the network specially at the edge can enable new services by harnessing emerging technologies. But Edge-Compute comes at increased cost that needs to be managed and potentially augmented by creative architecture solutions as there will always a catching-up with the capacity demands. Processing power in smartphones has enhanced YoY and there is increasingly spare compute capacity that can be potentially pooled. Uber has successfully ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CrowdReviews.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5–7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CrowdReviews.com is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users that have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buye...
When talking IoT we often focus on the devices, the sensors, the hardware itself. The new smart appliances, the new smart or self-driving cars (which are amalgamations of many ‘things'). When we are looking at the world of IoT, we should take a step back, look at the big picture. What value are these devices providing. IoT is not about the devices, its about the data consumed and generated. The devices are tools, mechanisms, conduits. This paper discusses the considerations when dealing with the...