Novell announced that it has joined The Green Grid, a consortium of information technology companies and professionals committed to improving energy efficiency in the data center. As a contributing member, Novell is working with other members of The Green Grid, such as AMD, Dell, HP, IBM and Microsoft, to develop technology which aims to reduce data center energy usage globally. Through this collaboration, Novell will help customers reduce the power consumption in their data center through the operating system virtualization built into the SUSE Linux Enterprise platform and the management tools that comprise the Novell ZENworks product suite. As a result, customers can lower the cost of managing their data centers while also helping the environment.

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