CIO Midmarket Green IT strategy guide for midmarket CIOs:
Green IT strategy guide for midmarket CIOs
Midmarket CIOs don't make green decisions -- they make greenback ones. And CIOs who are considering establishing a green IT strategy have to be sure their investments bring a quantifiable return. In this guide, get all the information you need about the tools and products available to help launch your green IT strategy -- doing something good for the environment, as well as the bottom line.
New in this guide
- Sole Technology CIO leads environmental change (Strategy: The case for green IT)
- Green IT overpitched by vendors; CIOs beware (Strategy: The case for green IT)
- Gartner warns of misguided virtualization strategies (Strategy: The case for green IT)
For midmarket CIOs, the question is not if they should go green, but how. This chapter addresses some of the approaches to jump-start your green IT initiative, including metrics and action plans.
Sure, the green data center is overhyped and its payback oversold. But that shouldn't stop you from planning your green IT initiatives now. This chapter provides best practices on implementing a green IT strategy, tips on finding a realistic balance and expert advice on the use (and misuse) of technology.
For every green IT initiative there is a tool or technology to consider before moving forward. From recycling to virtualization to right-sized air conditioning units, this chapter offers insights into how to make the most use of the newest (and oldest) of tools and technologies.