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Greening the supply chain

Information technology professionals have unwittingly become the latest climate warriors. In services companies, the IT department looks after the most power hungry - yet most underutilised - asset in the business. Although IT doesn't pay the power bill, it can potentially influence power consumption according to which devices are purchased and how they are managed.
With an eye planted firmly on costs, IT is in an ideal position to help a business take stock of and reduce its power consumption. Leading the charge are IT vendors and services companies, who are keen to demonstrate the possible cost savings and short payback periods involved in installing green hardware.

Written by Kate Burgess27 Sept. 07 22:00