11 Green Scenes From VoiceCon

Nortel Wants To Know 'Watt's Up?'

Nortel Networks kicked its green initiatives into high gear. Along with showcasing some of its latest solutions that feature networking components from Nortel and communications tools from Microsoft, Nortel showed off an energy calculator that can tabulate the power and energy costs to run a network based on location, cost per watt and inflation. According to Nortel's findings, one of their switches requires 71 watts of power while running an IP phone, compared to a similar Cisco model, which required 109 watts.

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