(Ping! Zine Digital Issue 05) – IT departments today already have to struggle with a wide array of influences, pressures and goals. Now they have yet another thing to think about: the environment and how their technology decisions may impact our planet. But according to Logicalis, an international provider of integrated information and communications technology (ICT) solutions and services, green doesn’t have to be hard.
One place to start when looking toward a “greener” future for your organization is inside the data center itself. When cooling accounts for as much as 40 percent of the cost of powering a typical midsize data center (around 2,500 square feet), evaluating the data center’s airflow can be one of the best green decisions you’ve ever made – both in terms of the environment and the dollars you can save.