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365 Main Joins Green Grid

SAN FRANCISCO -- 365 Main today announced that it has joined The Green Grid, a global nonprofit consortium of technology companies and professionals dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems.

Formed earlier this year, The Green Grid is committed to driving new user-centric metrics, technology standards and best practices for use by data center managers worldwide. Membership is open to any company developing products and technologies aimed at the data center market, as well as to information technology professionals tasked with data center operations. Member companies currently sitting on the organizations board of directors include HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, AMD, APC, Dell, Rackable Systems, SprayCool, Sun Microsystems and VMware.

The Green Grid’s key areas of focus include:

  • Defining meaningful, user-centric models and metrics
  • Developing standards, measurement methods, processes and new technologies to improve performance against the defined metrics
  • Promoting the adoption of energy-efficient standards, processes, measurements and technologies.

    Members participate by interacting online, sharing challenges and best practices, attending meetings, and by working to help influence IT policies for better data center efficiency.

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