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CT10A7000 Green IT and Sustainable Computing

0372184 Joonas Maksimainen

Green IT

Green IT is studing and practice of using computers and IT resources in more efficient and environmentally responsible way. Because use of computers and computing eat up lot of natural resources, from the raw materials needed to manufacture them, the power used to run them, and the problems of disposing them at end of life.

There are many ways to practice green IT which includes for example building computers with more environmentally friendly materials, designing them to be consume less energy, providing recycling programs to dispose of old systems, developing virtualization and cloud computing alternatives, and providing tips to businesses that want to go green.

References:

1.http://www.smallbusinesscomputing.com/testdrive/article.php/3855806/What-Is-Green-IT-and-Why-Should-You-Care.htm

2.http://www.greenitweek.org/what-is-green-it/

3.http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/6-charts-that-show-renewable-energy-and-efficiency-are-top-priorities-for-d

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