Green IT: Reducing the carbon footprint

For many organisations, IT systems can be a major source of their energy costs and carbon footprint, writes Dermot Corrigan.

4th December, 2011
Green IT: Reducing the carbon footprint
Hardware vendors used their 'green' credentials as a marketing tool.

All IT vendors and suppliers are well aware of the cost savings that can come from greener solutions and are consistently tweaking their product and service offering to help customers to reduce both the total cost of ownership (TCO), and the negative environmental impact, of IT use.

Many people in all areas of IT now see these two concerns as inextricably linked, according to Declan Hogan, manager for Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networks (ESSN) at...

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