Server hardware packaging, recycling, e-waste News
August 24, 2010
After the economic slowdown comes a server shipping slowdown, HP customers say. Many are experiencing delays in receiving rackmount and blade form ProLiant servers, although the cause and extent of the problem are unclear.
August 20, 2010
States such as Minnesota and Oregon have passed biodisel mandates, but data center managers say improper handling of biodiesel can cause problems for backup generators.
February 15, 2007
NextPhase's new "asset recovery" services allow data center managers to easily -- and legally -- dispose of unwanted computer equipment.
October 12, 2006
A congressional caucus studying e-waste could recommend national legislation that vendors say would cost data center managers little to nothing compared to disparate state and local regulations.
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