As an IT company, NVDIA’s main objectives for the product are to reduce its data center power usage and emissions from its non-data center space.
The Hara product will give NVIDIA access to management of distributed energy and resource activities through one centralized system, Hara says.
NVIDIA just ranked tenth on Newsweek’s 2011 Green Rankings of the 500 biggest companies in America. IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Sprint Nextel took the top three spots.
In other IT energy efficiency news, PC power management firm Verdiem has released a new platform for IT energy management and efficiency.
Surveyor 6 can monitor the energy use of PCs, Macs and a broad range of network connected IT devices, Verdiem says
The platform can track keyboard usage, mouse clicks and CPU usage, among other measures. With this information, firms can identify work patterns by department, location, or other appropriate group within the organization and taylor their energy management policies to suit, the company says.