IT Efficiency: Go Green for More than St. Patty's Day

John Storts
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New Tips to Improve Energy Management

Ways software can be used to improve overall data center energy use.

It's St. Patrick's Day today, so I thought it appropriate to ask about your IT department's attire. Rather than asking about what your skilled IT professionals are wearing, I'm inquiring about your IT department's "sartorial" selections in terms of energy efficiency. Are you making green choices when it comes to how you outfit your data center? If not, you might already be feeling a pinch-a sharp financial one. After that initial outlay for new technology, you could be realizing significant gains in energy efficiency, resulting in real cost savings, not to mention doing what's right for the environment.


If you're looking for a place to start, our contributors have you covered. These items provide a framework from which you can launch green IT initiatives in your organization, assist you in investigating your options, give you a way to monitor and measure efficiency and help you back up green-mindedness with policy measures:


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