L'impact environnemental des TIC étudié par l'ONU

« Les TIC contribuent au réchauffement global », a convenu Hamadoun Touré, le secrétaire général de l'ITU, « mais le plus important est qu'elles sont la clé de la surveillance et de la réduction de ses effets. »

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Microsoft Shows Off Data-Center Monitoring System
To better control energy consumption in its data centers, Microsoft has deployed 2,000 internally built temperature and humidity sensors in several of its facilities.
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Energy Efficiency Best Practices in Microsoft Data Center Operations
To increase efficiency, you must first develop and deploy monitoring tools to capture performance, temperature, and power throughout the data center.
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Application Power Management Best Practices for Windows Vista

The Microsoft Windows Vista operating system features significant changes to power management infrastructure, functionality, and user experiences. These changes impact all Windows components, including third-party applications and services. Application developers must be aware of the changes to power management in Windows Vista, and design and test their applications accordingly.

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Un outil de suivi pour diminuer la consommation de votre PC : Verdiem Launches free energy monitoring app – Edison

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Un pack de configuration pour Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 pour vérifier et appliquer les recommandations de la norme ENERGY STAR
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