A Green IT Approach to Data Center Efficiency

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Published on 30 November 2012

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IBM Form #: REDP-4946-00


Authors: Martin Ceron

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    Abstract

    Companies are facing energy constraints, increased data demands, and rising power costs. Implementing green strategies, such as a green data center, can provide a competitive edge while benefiting the environment for the following reasons:

    • Energy efficiency is a growing part of business efficiency.
    • A green data center can meet growing data volume and increasing processing demand while managing escalating resource costs.
    • An efficient, green data center can help your company reduce costs and comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
    • Green initiatives benefit your brand image, increase positive public opinion, and improve your bottom line.

    This IBM® Redbooks® Point-of-View publication explains how your organization can implement a green IT approach to data center efficiency.

    Table of Contents

    The need for a green data center

    Implementing the green approach

    What’s next: How IBM can help

     

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