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Top 12 green IT products

Our survey of nearly 100 enterprises reveals the most popular ways to cut energy costs, promote efficiency and embrace 'green' practices and policies

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Performance-per-watt is the new metric when it comes to buying servers

All of the server vendors mentioned by survey respondents undefined Dell, Fujitsu, HP and IBM undefined are designing their products for max efficiency. That means everything from the chipset to fans to power supplies to airflow. One tip from the experts: if you're buying an energy efficient server, make sure your utilization rate is high, so you take full advantage of the server's capabilities.


  • Performance-per-watt is the new metric when it comes to buying servers
  • VMware is runaway favourite
  • Always-on servers aren't always a good idea
  • Servers aren't the only physical devices in the data centre than can benefit from green technologies
  • Automated tools can save companies big bucks
  • Flat-screen monitors
  • Sure-fire energy saver blocks hot air from moving back into front of server rack
  • This is your data centre on CRAC
  • Real-time monitoring is the key to an efficient data centre
  • Telepresence, video collaboration and videoconferencing save on travel costs
  • E-waste and IT asset recycling policies are a challenge
  • Saving trees moves beyond just efficient printing


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