Green IT: Reduce Your Information System's Environmental Impact While Adding to the Bottom Line 1 9780071599238 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Reduce the environmental and budgetary impact of your IT infrastructure This groundbreaking work offers a complete roadmap for integrating environmentally sound techniques and technologies into your Information Systems architecture. Green IT explains how to adopt a business-driven green initiative and provides a detailed implementation plan. You will find strategies for reducing power needs, procuring energy from alternative sources, utilizing virtualization technologies, and managing sustainable development. Case studies highlighting successful green IT projects at major organizations are included. Keep your IT department and your organization in the green--both environmentally and financially--with help from this comprehensive guide. Work within current global initiatives and standards for e-waste Minimize power usage and use alternative cooling methods in your datacenter Transition your office into a paperless environment Equip your organization with green hardware, including EPEAT-, RoHS-, and ENERGY STAR-certified machines Implement efficient datacenter design in terms of energy consumption, cooling, server configuration, consolidation, cabling, redundancy, and more Virtualize servers and storage using the latest technologies from VMware, Microsoft, Compellent, Incipient, and others Measure existing datacenter efficiency using current metrics, and track progress with Business Intelligence tools Establish a green supply chain Explore the Software as a Service (SaaS) model Manage ongoing compliance and sustainable growth
Green IT: Reduce Your Information System's Environmental Impact While Adding to the Bottom Line

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

1st Edition
By Toby Velte and Anthony Velte and Robert Elsenpeter
ISBN10: 0071599231
ISBN13: 9780071599238
Copyright: 2009

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Program Details

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

About the Author

Toby Velte

Toby J. Velte, Ph.D. is an international best-selling author of business technology articles and books. He is co-founder of Velte Publishing, Inc. and the co-author of more than a dozen books published by McGraw-Hill. He is co-author of Green IT: Reduce Your Information System's Environmental Impact While Adding to the Bottom Line and Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach. V. Dr. Velte is currently part of Microsoft’s North Central practice focused on helping thriving companies with their technology-based initiatives

Anthony Velte

Anthony T. Velte, CISSP, CISA (Lake Elmo, MN) is cofounder of Velte Publishing, Inc., and coauthor of several books on Cisco technologies.

Robert Elsenpeter

Robert C. Elsenpeter is an author, Web content writer, and award-winning journalist.