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Issue No.04 - July/August (2009 vol.13)
pp: 74-78
Stephen Ruth , George Mason University
ABSTRACT
IT infrastructure is definitely going green. From significant new regulations for IT equipment disposal to stringent energy-efficiency specifications for PCs and monitors to national standards for data center power savings, Green IT is an "in" topic. But many problems are unsolved. Will telecommuting make a difference or is it too difficult to manage? Will cloud computing reduce the number of large data centers? Can legislation diminish e-waste challenges?
INDEX TERMS
green information technology, IT metrics, e-waste, Energy Star, virtualization, telecommuting
CITATION
Stephen Ruth, "Green IT", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.13, no. 4, pp. 74-78, July/August 2009, doi:10.1109/MIC.2009.82
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