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Harnessing Green IT: Principles and Practices

Author : San Murugesan, G.R. Gangadharan
Price INR : ₹.499.00
ISBN 13 : 9788126539680
ISBN 10 : 8126539682
Pages : 432
Type : P

Harnessing Green IT: Principles and Practices


Harnessing Green IT: Principles and Practices presents and discusses the principles and practices of making computing and information systems greener, environmentally sustainable as well as various ways of using Information Technology (IT) as a tool and an enabler to improve the environmental sustainability. It focuses on both greening of IT and greening by IT complimentary approaches to attaining environmental sustainability. In a single volume, the book comprehensively covers several key aspects of Green IT - green technologies, design, standards, maturity models, strategies and adoption, and presents holistic approaches to greening IT encompassing green use, green disposal, green design, and green manufacturing.

About the Editors

About the Authors




Green IT: An Overview

Green Devices and Hardware

Green Software

Sustainable Software Development

Green Data Centers

Green Data Storage

Green Networks and Communications

Enterprise Green IT Strategy

Sustainable Information Systems and Green Metrics

Enterprise Green IT Readiness

Sustainable IT Services: Creating a Framework for Service Innovation

Green Enterprises and the Role of IT

Environmentally Aware Business Process Improvement in the Enterprise Context

Managing Green IT

Regulating Green IT: Laws, Standards and Protocols

Green Cloud Computing and Environmental Sustainability

Harnessing Semantic Web Technologies for the Environmental Sustainability of Production Systems

Green IT: An Outlook




This book addresses Green IT by discussing its various key aspects and showing how these can be implemented

Dr San Murugesan is Adjunct Professor in the School of Computing and Mathematics at the University of Western, Sydney, Australia and an independent IT Research and education consultant.


Dr. G.R. Gangadharan is working as an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), Hyderabad, India. His research interests are mainly located on the interface between technological and business perspectives.