While the IC’s research organization looks into adding security to cloud environments, in the here and now, intelligence agencies are sharing more data.
Green data center solutions and smart power strips show the sustainable side of IT.
• The National Renewable Energy Laboratory employs sustainable technology practices in its Research Support Facility and Energy Systems Integration Facility data centers.
• NREL’s Peregrine supercomputer is capable of 1.2 petaflops while using 25 percent less power than planned.
• In cooperation with the U.S Navy, NREL engineers demonstrated that advanced power strips can cut plug loads by 28 percent.