Designed to help facilitate shared learning and open discussion on existing and emerging technologies that will help to slow the growth and limit the impact of power consumption resulting from IT operations.
The airline industry is the worst culprit when it comes to carbon emissions right? Wrong, according to a survey by analyst Gartner, the IT industry is just as bad – responsible for two percent of global emissions. We’re not sure how the numbr crunchers at Gartner came up with the results but the prognosis is that it's time for the IT crowd to stop being part of the problem and become part of the solution – or something snappy like that. "The ICT industry needs to gain a better understanding of the full life cycle of ICT products and services, and innovate to reduce environmental impact", is Gartner's pithy recommendation.
Working as a Senior Manager at Cisco and responsible for Energy Efficient Data Center Solutions seeking to learn and teach. Views represented on this blog are solely the opinions of Robert Aldrich and do not represent Cisco corporate communications or policies.