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
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
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.