With todayas electronic systems consuming massive amounts of energy, and improper disposal of old equipment threatening to release dangerous toxicity into the atmosphere, any company whose IT department isnat actively working to shrink its carbon footprint isnat just hurting the environment...it is also probably wasting money. Green Tech provides readers with practical, easily implemented strategies for sustainable computing, showing them how to: ac build a business case to influence their organization's green strategy ac reduce costs and improve equipment utilization while maintaining current customer service levels ac identify old equipment at all levels, as well as suitable green replacements ac virtualize servers ac find alternative methods for data center cooling ac conduct an energy audit and establish an energy baseline ac determine the best options for recycling or donating old equipment Filled with realistic, cost-efficient ideas, this book shows that going green isnat just the right thing to do, but also a good business strategy.Total watts used per year = ((Energy used per week multiplied by 48 weeks) + ( Idle watts used per hour multiplied by 24 hours in a day multiplied by 28 days)) Total cost per year = (Total watts used per year divided by 1000 watts per kilowatt ) multiplied by the company rate per ... may be the result of an additional graphics card with a GPU and video RAM. how much power does your equipment use?
|Author||:||Lawrence WEBBER, Michael WALLACE|
|Publisher||:||AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn - 2009-07-28|