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New Green Server Meets Demands for Energy-Efficiency from Codero

November 18th, 2010

Green bundle offered by Infrastructure-as-a-Service hosting company is an affordable way for companies to reduce carbon footprint left by IT systems.

Overland Park, Kan. — November 18, 2010 — Codero continues to take a green leadership position in the hosting industry by incorporating environmental considerations into its business practices. A new green server bundle powered by 100% renewable energy is now one of many steps the Infrastructure-as-a-Service company is taking to help reduce the buildup of green house gases currently causing climate change.

Codero has added the Intel® Xeon® Quad Core 2.53 GHz server to its lineup to assist its customers in becoming greener as well. Built on the Nehalem microarchitecture, it requires less power for the same performance as other servers in its class. It provides exceptional energy efficiency and performance on demand by dynamically managing cores, threads, cache, interfaces and power at runtime. Rounding out the green bundle to help reduce emissions is a more energy efficient, 80Plus® certified power supply and a green hard drive which uses less power and runs cooler than its counterparts.

With prices starting at $200.00 per month, the cost-efficient green server contains all the features needed to address workloads of growing organizations:

RAM: 4 GB DDR3-1333
RAM: Upgradeable to 16 GB
Model Number: X3440
Hard Drive: WD GreenPower Technology™ AV-GP SATA
Motherboard: Supermicro®, RoHS 6/6 compliant
Front Side Bus Speed: 2.5 GT/s
L3 Cache: 8 MB
Monthly Transfer: 6 TB
IP Addresses: 5
Uplink Port Speed: 100 Mbps

To support the green server bundle, Codero provides a range of products and services to help businesses scale for future growth including Server Protection Plan, Server Monitoring, Remote Access, a PCI-compliant environment and Standard Dedicated Server support (see: Scope of Support Overview).

"We have been investigating a variety of eco-friendly ways to counteract the impact data centers have on the environment and to continue to reduce our footprint. The green bundle will help our customers deploy technologies to conserve energy affordably while competently addressing their business IT challenges," Nicholas Gaugler, Vice President of Development and Engineering at Codero said.

In light of global climate change, Codero is committed to being environmentally friendly, both in terms of the products and services delivered to customers, as well as instilling a company-wide green culture. Codero implements the following sustainable practices:

  • 100% green powered through purchase of certified 100% green renewable energy sources such as wind to power all servers in the data center and headquarters
  • Renewable energy credits (REC) are registered and verified by Green-e.org Marketplace so Codero displays the Green-e logo, the national symbol for renewable energy excellence identifying the company as a leader in green solutions
  • Power supplies in data center have been updated with purchase of only 80 PLUS certified power supplies and have reduced energy consumption by 25-30%
  • Company-wide waste reduction plan in use including responsible electronics and plastic recycling
  • Plant-a-Tree program designed so new customers who sign up for the program with Codero can help with reforestation.

In addition, Codero's green objectives to reduce the environmental impact of web hosting extend to Cloud hosting which will be launched in the coming months. Cloud features a better utilization of server resources, more efficient power consumption and less overall waste of energy.

About Codero
A resourceful Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider, Codero creates flexible, scalable infrastructures using dedicated and managed hosting. All Codero services and products are backed by SAS 70 Type II secure data centers, live 24/7/365 U.S.-based support and a seasoned staff with international experience in the hosting business for over 15 years. An industry innovator, Codero has a customer loyalty Rewards Program and offers green hosting from the Phoenix, Arizona data center and six points of presence. For more information about Codero, please visit www.codero.com.

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