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The Greening of IT: How Companies Can Make a Difference for the Environment by John Lamb

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11 Worldwide Green IT Case Studies

“What we have to learn to do we learn by doing.”

—Aristotle, Ethics

The challenges in implementing green IT and green data centers can vary considerably based on the part of the world where the data center is located. Challenges include government regulations, the cost of electricity, and the social/political environment relating to the environment and energy efficiency. The first few chapters discussed these aspects of green IT. The case studies in this chapter include green IT for countries around the world, including countries in Europe and Asia. The case studies include the use of a worldwide computing grid to make green use of unused computer power in thousands of laptops and other computers around the ...

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