Green IT: Reduce Your Information System's Environmental Impact While Adding to the Bottom Line

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"Green IT is a social imperative that meets the needs of business. This book guides organizations in applying environmentally sound practices to business and technology decisions—helping them reduce their consumption of resources, energy dependencies, and costs. These issues are real and the time to act is now." —Adam Warby, CEO, Avanade

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Green IT: Reduce Your Information System's Environmental Impact While Adding to the Bottom Line: Reduce Your Information System's Enviornmental impact While Adding to the Bottom Line

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Overview

"Green IT is a social imperative that meets the needs of business. This book guides organizations in applying environmentally sound practices to business and technology decisions—helping them reduce their consumption of resources, energy dependencies, and costs. These issues are real and the time to act is now." —Adam Warby, CEO, Avanade

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071599238
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/8/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Toby J. Velte, Ph.D., is an internationally bestselling author of business technology articles and books. He is cofounder of Velte Publishing, Inc.

Anthony T. Velte, CISSP, CISA, is cofounder of Velte Publishing Inc., and a bestselling author of a variety of technology books, including Cisco: A Beginners Guide and Microsoft Windows Vista Administration.

Robert Elsenpeter is an award-winning journalist and author of a dozen technology books.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Trends and Reasons to Go Green
Chapter 1. Overview and Issues
Chapter 2. Current Initiatives and Standards
Part II: Consumption Issues
Chapter 3. Minimizing power usage
Chapter 4. Cooling
Part III: What You Can Do
Chapter 5. Changing the Way We Work
Chapter 6. Going Paperless
Chapter 7. Recycling
Chapter 8. Hardware Considerations
Part IV: Case Studies
Chapter 9. Technology Businesses
Chapter 10. Other Organizations
Part V: The Greening Process
Chapter 11. Datacenter Design and Redesign
Chapter 12. Virtualization
Chapter 13. Greening Your Information Systems
Chapter 14. Staying Green

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