Archive For The “CV Cloud” Category

Cloud Industry Forum (CIF)

By | July 12, 2012

Tweet Cloud Industry Forum A UK-based company that is developing and supporting a “credible and certifiable Code of Practice” related to cloud adoption.  The company member list include some big IaaS / PaaS names such as Dell, Microsoft, VMware, and Rackspace; but does include any big name SaaS companies.  The list of white papers to-date […]

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Cloud Sustainability Certification

By | July 7, 2012

Tweet Sustainability categories: environmental, social, and financial Determine the baseline CV for various types of Cloud Producers and their Suppliers, create a CV Report template, build the repository of CV calculations, and the develop the mechanism for auditing the calculations and CV Reports.

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Community Cloud Case Studies

By | July 7, 2012

Tweet Agriculture Large-scale agriculture pushes use of pesticides, insecticides, inorganic fertilizers, mono-cropping, and GMO seeds to enable one crop farmer to manage more acres; and encourages factory farms to confine the animals, to use antibiotics, to manipulate genes, to use species-inappropriate feed, and to accelerate maturation / production (milking three instead of two times a […]

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Crop Solutions

By | July 6, 2012

Tweet Bayer to buy biopesticide maker AgraQuest for $425 million. – 2012 July 6 Perhaps Bayer CropScience represents the supply-side of the middle ground for agriculture: green greens.

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Data Center Localization

By | July 3, 2012

Tweet 2012 Sep 25 InfoWorld article connecting big data centers to big pollution.  Per the article most data centers waste 90% or more of the energy that they consume, and that their big generators are a big source of air pollution in locations such as Silicon Valley.  I think that this bolsters the case for […]

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Big Data Centers

By | July 1, 2012

Tweet EBay’s New Data Center Will Be Powered 100 Percent by Fuel Cells – Green Retail Decisions. – 2012 June 28 EBay is building a new data center in South Jordan, Utah that will be off-grid (with a backup connection to the local grid).  The power source will be 30 natural-gas based fuel cells manufactured […]

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