Green Technology: From black to green

The selection of IT solutions which are both forward-facing and energy-efficient has become vitally important.

5th May, 2012
Michele Neylon, managing director, Blacknight: 'Switching to more environmentally-friendly equipment and relying more heavily on virtualisation has helped to reduce our power costs'. Photo: Michelle Chaplow

Given that complex IT systems are the backbone of many of Ireland's fastest-growing companies, the selection of solutions which are both forward-facing and energy-efficient has become vitally important.

Blacknight Solutions is a hosting and domain name specialist established in 2003, which employs about 25 full-time staff between operations in Carlow and Dublin. The nature of its business means that energy-efficiency features heavily in any new investment decision made by Blacknight, according to the firm's managing...

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