Five Golden Rules for Green IT


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What:“Companies are missing a trick by not realising how much energy is being used by dormant office equipment, says IBM’s Richard Lanyon-Hogg…UK CTO for IT Energy Efficiency.”

Why: “IBM’s studies into this subject revealed that 42  percent of IT and office equipment energy consumption is wasted. And this is not a trival issue, as electricity is likely to be the second highest cost after labour, for any business.”

How:

  • Equipment Audit
  • Proper Configuration
  • Green IT Fatigue
  • Service Focus
  • Holistic Planning

Read the full article at eWeekEurope here.

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