IT and data center sustainability, the other convergence zone

Friday, January 24th, 2014

IT and data center sustainability convergence Recently Hailey Lynne McKeefry (@HaileyMcK), Editor in Chief over at Data Center Acceleration (@DataAccelerate) reached out for a conversation about well, data center themes and topics. Given Hailey's background in covering technology as well as business supply chain we somehow ended up talking about ...

Green IT, Green Gap, Tiered Energy and Green Myths

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

There are many different aspects of Green IT along with several myths or misperceptions not to mention missed opportunities. There is a Green Gap or disconnect between environmentally aware, focused messaging and core IT data center issues. For example, when I ask IT professionals whether they ...

Green IT Confusion Continues, Opportunities Missed!

Friday, August 7th, 2009

I continue to see those looking for fast silver bullets in the quest to be green, efficient, optimized or sustainable while addressing issues ranging from power/energy, cooling, floor-space/footprint, EH&S (environmental health & safety) not to mention recycling. Yet, I'm also continued to be  amazed ...

Thank you Gartner for generating green awareness for my new book: The Green and Virtual Data Center!

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

The other day Gartner issued a press release about their new findings that Users Are Becoming Increasingly Confused About the Issues and Solutions Surrounding Green IT.This however what is missing from the Gartner report and action steps is to also say to read my new book "The Green and ...

Closing the Green Gap – Green washing may be endangered, however addressing real green issues is here to stay

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Here's a new article I wrote that just appeared over at Enterprise Storage Forum called Closing the Green Storage Gap.Not all 'green' IT solutions or messages are created equal. Regardless of political views, the reality is that for business and IT sustainability, a focus on ecological issues and ...