Data centers are large users of energy. Rising energy costs and data center expansions have IT departments looking at green options. The guide list seven steps to a green data center.
- Consolidate Servers
- Turn On Power Management
- Upgrade to Energy-Efficient Servers
- Go With High-Efficiency Power Supplies
- Break Down Internal Business Barriers
- Follow the Standard
- Advocate for Change
The guide also looks at five steps to a greener desktop.
- Do an Energy Audit
- Adopt and Enforce Power Management
- Dump Those CRTs
- Slim Down the Client
- Print More Efficiently
The third area covered is making your building green including an examination of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).
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