Green IT deferral blamed on economic recession might be result of green gap

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

I recently saw a comment somewhere that talked about Green IT being deferred or set aside due to lack of funding because of ongoing global economic turmoil. For those who see Green IT in the context of the green washing efforts that requiring spending to gain some benefits that I ...

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 ...

Justifying Green IT and Home Hardware Upgrades with EnergyStar

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Have you seen the TV commercials or print advertisements where an energy star washer is mentioned as so efficient that the savings from reduced power consumption are enough to pay for the dryer? If not, check out the EPA Energy Star website for information about various ...

Introducing US HR2454 – Waxman-Markey Climate Bill

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

US HR2454 - Waxman-Markey Climate BillIn case you have not heard yet...On a related note to a recent post pertaining to energy efficiency vs. energy avoidance and common perception that Green IT is all about carbon footprints (e.g. the Green Gap), here's some material for those who like to read ...

Shifting from energy avoidance to energy efficiency

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

I'm continually amazed at the number of people in the IT industry from customers to vendors, vars to media and even analysts who associate Green IT with and only with reducing carbon footprints. I guess I should not be surprised given the amount of rhetoric around ...

Green Hype or Reality?

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Preston Gralla has a new post that brings up some interesting discussion about Green Hype and Reality for IT. Have a read along with my response and comments.Ok, nuff said. Cheers gs Greg Schulz - Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC ...