Making the case for a greener data centre


A green data centre strategy has many benefits

Source:  IBM

A green data centre strategy has many benefits

Green initiatives can add a distinct value to the business through immediate savings such as lower energy usage that can be beneficial to the bottom line.


Although “Green” has slid down the list of priorities throughout the recession, it has not disappeared completely. The advent of government driven green initiatives, such as the CRC EES in the UK, means that several thousand UK organisations are now having to monitor and measure their energy usage at a granular level in order to plan to maximise the financial gains (or minimise the financial losses) through their positions in the CRC league tables, writes Clive Longbottom.


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