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Displaying articles for: 10-25-2009 - 10-31-2009

Heat-Seeking Software Hunts for Energy Inefficiency

by Employee ‎10-28-2009 03:01 PM - edited ‎10-28-2009 03:08 PM

Balance Air Flow.jpgI was reminded this week that wisdom doesn’t have an expiration date. You’ve probably heard the adage “Measure twice, cut once.” It’s just as apropos in today’s software-, hardware-driven world. The saying emphasizes the need to carefully consider all of the factors involved in a project so that neither time nor resources are wasted. That’s the spirit behind Verizon’s newest requirement for gear used in our networks. The new requirement: that manufacturers use thermal modeling when designing circuit boards and equipment cabinets to be used in our network gear. Read more...

Looking for a Few Good Men

by Employee ‎10-26-2009 05:24 PM - edited ‎10-26-2009 05:56 PM

safety.jpg Domestic violence, has no zip code, knows no education level or gender. Yet, for too long it has been thought of as solely a women's issue. Statistics show, that's simply not true. One-fifth of full-time employed adults are or have been victims of domestic violence (of those 65 percent are female; 35 percent male), according to the Corporate Alliance to End Domestic Violence


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