Challenges of Power -- Another Kusnetzky Group Paper

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Green computing requires consideration of power and heat as well as performance during system selection process.

Kusnetzky Group, Inc. today posted Challenges of Power, another position paper intended to review the forces changing the market for information technology in general and virtualization technology in specific. These position papers are written by the well known software analyst, Daniel Kusnetzky, who is now the Principal Analyst and President, Kusnetzky Group Inc. This paper can be found on the Kusnetzky Group, Inc. website.

http://www.kusnetzky.net/publications/ImpactPapers/20071008_Challenges_of_power.pdf

Paper Overview:
Hardware suppliers have traditionally competed on several fronts including overall performance, cost, clock speed, cache size, memory capacity, memory and front-side bus speed and number of processing units or cores. The drive towards green computing has broadened this competition by adding two new factors. These factors are power consumption and heat production of the processor (and the system as a whole).

This paper explores the concepts of green computing and how suppliers are addressing power consumption and heat production along with performance in the design and manufacture of new products.

About Kusnetzky Group:
Kusnetzky Group, a business unit of Acuity Group LLC, brings decades of experience in all areas of the solution life cycle. It offers deep expertise in research, product planning, product development, and product marketing in the following areas: Virtualization technology, System software, Collaborative and personal productivity applications, Developing and deploying Web-based viral marketing campaigns. For more information, please visit http://www.kusnetzky.net.

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