|[September 17, 2013]
Toshiba's SSD and HDD Products for Enterprise Market Honored with "Green IT Award 2013"
TOKYO --(Business Wire)--
(TOKYO:6502) SSD (1 series) and HDD (3 series) products*1 for
the enterprise market were honored with the "METI*2 Commerce
and Information Policy, Director-General's Awards" of "Green IT Award
2013" by Green IT Promotion Council / the Japan Electronics and
Information Technology Industries Association.
The expansion of cloud computing is triggering the explosion of
information and driving a fast growing need for storage products that
offer larger capacities and faster data transfers. The award recognizes
both the high transfer speeds and large capacity specifications of
Toshiba's (News - Alert) enterprise SSDs and HDDs, their design for reduced
environmental impacts, along with environmental initiative by employees
at Toshiba's production site in the Philippines.
Toshiba promotes initiatives aimed at realizing a world where people
lead affluent lives in harmony with the Earth, based on its
environmental vision for 2050, and contributes to society through
activities that include providing storage products that meet the most
demanding requirements. Evironmental Vision 2050: http://www.toshiba.co.jp/env/en/management/vision2050.htm
About The Green IT Award
The Green IT Award program aims to contribute to the creation of a
society that can simultaneously achieve environmental conservation and
economic growth through widely disseminating Green IT activities,
focusing on "savings in IT-related energy consumption" and "energy
conservation through the use of IT."
This award program publicly recognizes IT systems (IT devices, software,
and services/solutions utilizing such devices or software) whose
development/dissemination or use has helped reduce energy consumption in
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider
and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems.
Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of
businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail
solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors,
storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure
systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions,
medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.
Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more
than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and
annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit
Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm
*1: Enterprise SSD PX02SM series, Enterprise HDD
MK**01GRRB/GRRR series, AL13SEB/AL13SEL series, and
*2 : Ministry of Economy, Trade and
Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20130917006903/en/
[ Back To Technology News's Homepage ]