CIO Data center energy efficiency strategies for CIOs:
Data center energy efficiency strategies for CIOs
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, data centers will require almost twice as much power by 2011 if current trends continue. What changes can you and your organization make to try to avoid such an outcome? How can virtualization and green IT efforts help? Find out the answers to these and other pressing energy efficiency questions with this Executive Guide.
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CIOs are implementing various technologies and techniques to help improve the efficiency of their data centers. Here you'll find articles, case studies and expert advice on executing energy-efficient strategies in the data center.
The first step in improving the efficiency of your data center is to create a business plan. This section includes resources to help you create a strategy for saving energy and improving efficiencies in the data center.
Experts say the benefits of implementing virtualization technologies in the data center include hardware savings and improved disaster recovery capabilities. Learn more about the various risks and rewards of using virtualization tools in the data center.