Stories by Mikael Ricknäs

Being green brings in the greenbacks, say IDC and Atos

Companies in Europe serious about going green were rewarded with a 2 percent higher profit margin compared to others in the same industry, according to a survey done in Europe by IDC and IT services company Atos Origin.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs07 April 09 05:33

Simple changes can make data center greener, expert says

If your data center is really cold you should take a look at hardware specifications to see if the temperature can be turned up, which will result in savings on the power bill, according to SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association) Europe chairman Juergen Arnold.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs27 March 09 07:17

Companies are overstating green claims, consumers say

Sixty-five percent of consumers think some companies overstate their green credentials to sell more products, according to research presented by industry organization Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) at the International Consumer Electronics Show on Tuesday.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs08 Jan. 09 08:11

Used PCs still being dumped despite high demand

More used computers could be reused; only 44 percent of computers entering the secondary market end up in the hands of a new owner, despite the fact that worldwide demand for such computers is greater than supply, according to a Gartner report.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs27 Nov. 08 08:05

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 to Greener Electronics.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs25 Nov. 08 08:09