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The Resource Green computing : tools and techniques for saving energy, money, and resources, Bud E. Smith

Green computing : tools and techniques for saving energy, money, and resources, Bud E. Smith

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Green computing : tools and techniques for saving energy, money, and resources
Title
Green computing
Title remainder
tools and techniques for saving energy, money, and resources
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Bud E. Smith
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Language
eng
Summary
"Explaining how going green can pay for itself, Green Computing: Tools and Techniques for Saving Energy, Money, and Resources ties the green agenda in IT to the broader corporate agenda in risk management, brand management, and reputation management. Written by a leading author in the IT field, this authoritative reference provides easy access to quotable budget justifications that readers can use to place IT stakeholders on the same page for this new agenda that can save valuable resources and the planet. Bringing together everything IT professionals need to know about green computing, the book embodies a new philosophy on how to deploy IT devices, software, and services in a way that makes people more effective with fewer resources. It presents helpful tips on how to maximize energy savings as well as how to present information gradually to allow peers and stakeholders to absorb it. The book's comprehensive coverage includes various types of hardware and software, including the changes currently happening, underlying trends, products currently on the market, and what to expect -- or, in some cases, what organizations should ask for--from suppliers in the future. On the hardware side, the book considers tablet computers -- examining the iPad® and Android®-based tablets. On the software side, it examines the general trend toward cloud computing. It provides important examples of this rapidly emerging trend as well as guidance on how to use the cloud to make software available and to store large amounts of data. Demonstrating the savings and increased business resiliency that can result from green computing, this book offers C-suite executives, senior IT management, project managers, suppliers, and market analysts with the tools required to understand why you need to act, how to act, what to buy, when to do it, and who should act"--
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Smith, Bud E
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004.028/6
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illustrations
Index
index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Data processing service centers
  • Information technology
  • Information technology
  • Computer systems
  • Cloud computing
  • Tablet computers
  • Green technology
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Green computing : tools and techniques for saving energy, money, and resources, Bud E. Smith
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Copyright
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"An Auerbach book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Ch. 1 Green Computing and Your Reputation -- Key Concepts -- 1.1. Reputation as Motivation -- 1.2. Avoiding Greenwash -- 1.3. Social License to Operate -- 1.4. Green Computing and Your Career -- 1.5. Green Computing and Your Department -- 1.6. Green Recruiting and Retention -- 1.7. Getting the Word Out Inside the Company -- 1.8. Getting the Word Out Outside the Company -- 1.9. Summary -- ch. 2 Green Computing and Saving Money -- Key Concepts -- 2.1. Why Saving Money Is Green -- 2.2. Getting Focused on Money-Saving Efforts -- 2.3. Implementing Energy Efficiency -- 2.4. Changing How Current Devices Are Used -- 2.5. Moving to Cloud Services -- 2.6. Digitizing Non-IT Functions -- 2.7. Greening Your Energy-Saving Moves -- 2.8. Some Big Thinking-About Money-Saving Efforts -- 2.9. Summary -- ch. 3 Green Computing and the Environment -- Key Concepts -- 3.1. Environmental Drivers for Green Computing -- 3.2. What Drives the Green Agenda? -- 3.3. Key Roots of Environmentalism
  • 3.4. Environmentalism and IT -- 3.5. The New Imperative of Climate Change -- 3.6.A Brief History of the Climate -- 3.7. Al Gore and Climate Change -- 3.8. The 2°C Warming "Limit" -- 3.9. Climate Change and IT -- 3.10. What's Next with Climate Change? -- 3.11. What It Means to "Go Green" -- 3.12. Why IT Is a Climate Change Solution -- 3.13. Career Development and "Going Green" -- 3.14. Summary -- ch. 4 A New Vision of Computing -- Key Concepts -- 4.1. Cloud Computing Emerges -- 4.2. The End of the PC Era -- 4.3. Some New-Model IT Challenges -- 4.4.A Few Examples from a Multinational -- 4.5. How a Company Adopted the iPhone -- 4.6.A Mental Model for IT Simplicity -- 4.7. Why Green Computing Fits the New Model -- 4.8. Is Cloud Computing the Whole Answer? -- 4.9. Disadvantages of Cloud Computing -- 4.10. Managing Disadvantages of Cloud Computing -- 4.11. What to Do Besides Cloud Computing -- 4.12. Efficiency and Cloud Computing -- 4.13. Greenability and Cloud Computing
  • 4.14. Responsibility, Usability, and Cloud Computing -- 4.15. The Philosophical Implications of Green Computing -- 4.16. The Zen of Green Computing -- 4.17. Summary -- ch. 5 Building a Green Device Portfolio -- Key Concepts -- 5.1. Introduction -- 5.2. Why Green Works for Device Purchases -- 5.3. Pushing Computing Down the Device Pyramid -- 5.4. Another Dimension of Device Pyramid Greenness -- 5.5. Green Computing and Embodied Energy -- 5.6. Green Computing and Running Costs -- 5.7. Planned Obsolescence Isn't Green -- 5.8. Green Computing and Device Disposal -- 5.9. The Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics -- 5.10. Support Employees Device Choices -- 5.11. Publicizing Your Process -- 5.12. Summary -- ch. 6 Finding Green Devices -- Key Concepts -- 6.1. What Makes a Device Green? -- 6.2. What Makes a Supplier Green? -- 6.3. Case Study: HP vs. Dell -- 6.4. Giving Suppliers and Vendors Feedback -- 6.5. Publicizing Your Selection Process and the Winner
  • 6.6.A Sample Statement of Green Buying Principles -- 6.7. Desktop Computers -- 6.8. Laptops -- 6.9. Sustainability and Failure to Supply -- 6.10. The Case of Windows 8 -- 6.11. Tablets -- 6.12."Less Computer" and "Computer-less" Solutions -- 6.13. Summary -- ch. 7 Green Servers and Data Centers -- Key Concepts -- 7.1. Choosing and Creating Green Data Centers -- 7.2. Green Data Centers as a Model -- 7.3. The Last Shall Be First -- 7.4. What Makes a Data Center Green? -- 7.5. Building and Power Supply Considerations -- 7.6. Servers, Storage, and Networking -- 7.7. Data Center Suppliers -- 7.8. Summary -- ch. 8 Saving Energy -- Key Concepts -- 8.1. Saving Energy Serves Many Masters -- 8.2. Cost Savings through Energy Savings -- 8.3. Risk Reduction through Energy Savings -- 8.4. Carbon Footprint Reduction through Energy Savings -- 8.5. Improving Your Reputation and Brand -- 8.6. Why Energy Prices Will Stay High -- 8.7. Embodied Energy -- 8.8. Analyzing Your Energy Usage
  • 8.9.A Recipe for Energy Savings -- 8.10. Understanding the Unique Energy Needs of IT -- 8.11. Focusing on Solar Power -- 8.12. Saving Energy and the Supply Chain -- 8.13. Energy-Saving Pilot Projects -- 8.14. Selling Energy Savings -- 8.15. Summary -- ch. 9 Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions -- Key Concepts -- 9.1. Why Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Important -- 9.2. Sources and Sinks of Greenhouse Gases and Warming -- 9.3. Is There Still, Doubt About Climate Change? -- 9.4. Why Are There Still Doubters and Deniers? -- 9.5. What If I Work for Doubters and Deniers? -- 9.6. So What's Next with Climate Change? -- 9.7. Reducing Emissions I: Embodied Energy -- 9.8. Reducing Emissions II: Daily Energy Use -- 9.9. Reducing Emissions III: Taking Steps to Use Different Sources -- 9.10. Reducing Emissions IV: Supply Chain Success -- 9.11. Summary -- ch. 10 Reducing Resource Use -- Key Concepts -- 10.1. Why Resource Use Is Important -- 10.2.A Resource Use Checklist
  • 10.3. Planned Obsolescence and Resource Use -- 10.4. The Story of Apple and EPEAT -- 10.5. Case Study: Computer Hardware and RSI -- 10.6. Summary -- ch. 11 Green Computing by Industry Segment -- Key Concepts -- 11.1. Evaluating Greenness -- 11.2. The Newsweek Green -- Approach -- 11.2.1. Why the Newsweek Green 500 Approach Works -- 11.2.2. Looking at Industry Segments -- 11.3. Analyzing Your Own Initiatives, Company, and Sector -- 11.4. Summary -- ch. 12 The Future: Deep Green Computing -- Key Concepts -- 12.1. Green Computing and the Future -- 12.2. Megatrends for Green Computing -- 12.2.1. An Increasing Need for Sustainability -- 12.2.2. The Continually Decreasing Cost of Core Computing Capabilities -- 12.2.3. The Ability of Computing to Do More and More -- 12.3. Telepresence Instead of Travel -- 12.4. Telecommuting Instead of Commuting -- 12.5. Toward Deep Green Computing -- 12.6. Platforms for Deep Green Computing -- 12.7. Selling Deep Green Computing -- 12.8. Summary
Control code
ocn855043836
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 240 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466503410
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855043836
Label
Green computing : tools and techniques for saving energy, money, and resources, Bud E. Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
"An Auerbach book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Ch. 1 Green Computing and Your Reputation -- Key Concepts -- 1.1. Reputation as Motivation -- 1.2. Avoiding Greenwash -- 1.3. Social License to Operate -- 1.4. Green Computing and Your Career -- 1.5. Green Computing and Your Department -- 1.6. Green Recruiting and Retention -- 1.7. Getting the Word Out Inside the Company -- 1.8. Getting the Word Out Outside the Company -- 1.9. Summary -- ch. 2 Green Computing and Saving Money -- Key Concepts -- 2.1. Why Saving Money Is Green -- 2.2. Getting Focused on Money-Saving Efforts -- 2.3. Implementing Energy Efficiency -- 2.4. Changing How Current Devices Are Used -- 2.5. Moving to Cloud Services -- 2.6. Digitizing Non-IT Functions -- 2.7. Greening Your Energy-Saving Moves -- 2.8. Some Big Thinking-About Money-Saving Efforts -- 2.9. Summary -- ch. 3 Green Computing and the Environment -- Key Concepts -- 3.1. Environmental Drivers for Green Computing -- 3.2. What Drives the Green Agenda? -- 3.3. Key Roots of Environmentalism
  • 3.4. Environmentalism and IT -- 3.5. The New Imperative of Climate Change -- 3.6.A Brief History of the Climate -- 3.7. Al Gore and Climate Change -- 3.8. The 2°C Warming "Limit" -- 3.9. Climate Change and IT -- 3.10. What's Next with Climate Change? -- 3.11. What It Means to "Go Green" -- 3.12. Why IT Is a Climate Change Solution -- 3.13. Career Development and "Going Green" -- 3.14. Summary -- ch. 4 A New Vision of Computing -- Key Concepts -- 4.1. Cloud Computing Emerges -- 4.2. The End of the PC Era -- 4.3. Some New-Model IT Challenges -- 4.4.A Few Examples from a Multinational -- 4.5. How a Company Adopted the iPhone -- 4.6.A Mental Model for IT Simplicity -- 4.7. Why Green Computing Fits the New Model -- 4.8. Is Cloud Computing the Whole Answer? -- 4.9. Disadvantages of Cloud Computing -- 4.10. Managing Disadvantages of Cloud Computing -- 4.11. What to Do Besides Cloud Computing -- 4.12. Efficiency and Cloud Computing -- 4.13. Greenability and Cloud Computing
  • 4.14. Responsibility, Usability, and Cloud Computing -- 4.15. The Philosophical Implications of Green Computing -- 4.16. The Zen of Green Computing -- 4.17. Summary -- ch. 5 Building a Green Device Portfolio -- Key Concepts -- 5.1. Introduction -- 5.2. Why Green Works for Device Purchases -- 5.3. Pushing Computing Down the Device Pyramid -- 5.4. Another Dimension of Device Pyramid Greenness -- 5.5. Green Computing and Embodied Energy -- 5.6. Green Computing and Running Costs -- 5.7. Planned Obsolescence Isn't Green -- 5.8. Green Computing and Device Disposal -- 5.9. The Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics -- 5.10. Support Employees Device Choices -- 5.11. Publicizing Your Process -- 5.12. Summary -- ch. 6 Finding Green Devices -- Key Concepts -- 6.1. What Makes a Device Green? -- 6.2. What Makes a Supplier Green? -- 6.3. Case Study: HP vs. Dell -- 6.4. Giving Suppliers and Vendors Feedback -- 6.5. Publicizing Your Selection Process and the Winner
  • 6.6.A Sample Statement of Green Buying Principles -- 6.7. Desktop Computers -- 6.8. Laptops -- 6.9. Sustainability and Failure to Supply -- 6.10. The Case of Windows 8 -- 6.11. Tablets -- 6.12."Less Computer" and "Computer-less" Solutions -- 6.13. Summary -- ch. 7 Green Servers and Data Centers -- Key Concepts -- 7.1. Choosing and Creating Green Data Centers -- 7.2. Green Data Centers as a Model -- 7.3. The Last Shall Be First -- 7.4. What Makes a Data Center Green? -- 7.5. Building and Power Supply Considerations -- 7.6. Servers, Storage, and Networking -- 7.7. Data Center Suppliers -- 7.8. Summary -- ch. 8 Saving Energy -- Key Concepts -- 8.1. Saving Energy Serves Many Masters -- 8.2. Cost Savings through Energy Savings -- 8.3. Risk Reduction through Energy Savings -- 8.4. Carbon Footprint Reduction through Energy Savings -- 8.5. Improving Your Reputation and Brand -- 8.6. Why Energy Prices Will Stay High -- 8.7. Embodied Energy -- 8.8. Analyzing Your Energy Usage
  • 8.9.A Recipe for Energy Savings -- 8.10. Understanding the Unique Energy Needs of IT -- 8.11. Focusing on Solar Power -- 8.12. Saving Energy and the Supply Chain -- 8.13. Energy-Saving Pilot Projects -- 8.14. Selling Energy Savings -- 8.15. Summary -- ch. 9 Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions -- Key Concepts -- 9.1. Why Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Important -- 9.2. Sources and Sinks of Greenhouse Gases and Warming -- 9.3. Is There Still, Doubt About Climate Change? -- 9.4. Why Are There Still Doubters and Deniers? -- 9.5. What If I Work for Doubters and Deniers? -- 9.6. So What's Next with Climate Change? -- 9.7. Reducing Emissions I: Embodied Energy -- 9.8. Reducing Emissions II: Daily Energy Use -- 9.9. Reducing Emissions III: Taking Steps to Use Different Sources -- 9.10. Reducing Emissions IV: Supply Chain Success -- 9.11. Summary -- ch. 10 Reducing Resource Use -- Key Concepts -- 10.1. Why Resource Use Is Important -- 10.2.A Resource Use Checklist
  • 10.3. Planned Obsolescence and Resource Use -- 10.4. The Story of Apple and EPEAT -- 10.5. Case Study: Computer Hardware and RSI -- 10.6. Summary -- ch. 11 Green Computing by Industry Segment -- Key Concepts -- 11.1. Evaluating Greenness -- 11.2. The Newsweek Green -- Approach -- 11.2.1. Why the Newsweek Green 500 Approach Works -- 11.2.2. Looking at Industry Segments -- 11.3. Analyzing Your Own Initiatives, Company, and Sector -- 11.4. Summary -- ch. 12 The Future: Deep Green Computing -- Key Concepts -- 12.1. Green Computing and the Future -- 12.2. Megatrends for Green Computing -- 12.2.1. An Increasing Need for Sustainability -- 12.2.2. The Continually Decreasing Cost of Core Computing Capabilities -- 12.2.3. The Ability of Computing to Do More and More -- 12.3. Telepresence Instead of Travel -- 12.4. Telecommuting Instead of Commuting -- 12.5. Toward Deep Green Computing -- 12.6. Platforms for Deep Green Computing -- 12.7. Selling Deep Green Computing -- 12.8. Summary
Control code
ocn855043836
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 240 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466503410
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855043836

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