Green Computing: Using IT Automation to Achieve Energy Efficiency


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Source: Kaseya
Date: March 2008
Type: White Paper
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Overview: The concern over the environmental impact of the increased usage of computing technology has far reaching ramifications on the sustainability of business IT operations. Already increasing energy costs and expanding power utilization needs are having a direct impact on business profitability. Add to this the social concerns over the global climate crisis and conservation efforts that have led to regulatory compliance initiatives, and businesses are increasingly pressured to find new solutions to ensuring IT business implementations are more eco-friendly.

Chief among these initiatives is to develop improvements that increase energy efficiency and eliminate power wasted by inactive servers and workstations. Fortunately, solutions to this problem exist today and Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) recommends businesses implement a green computing solution not only to contribute to the global environmental movement, but also to decrease operating expenses and boost profitability.

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