Green IT: Environmentally Friendly
What’s All the Hype?
In recent years there has been an increasing focus on the environment, and impact that information technology is having. We’re now in a position where new technologies have been developed to help minimise these effects.
The UK government and the European Union has passed legislation that requires businesses to reduce their carbon emissions where possible, this extends to IT infrastructure.
Do the Right Thing – Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
The IT sector is responsible for approximately 2% of carbon dioxide emissions globally, this is equal to that of the aviation industry. Fairly straight steps can be taken to improve this situation and Create IT Group are committed to this effort. There are some key business benefits to ensuring that any new investment you make is in-line with Green IT ideals:
- Save up to 60% of IT energy costs
- Extend the life of IT equipment
- Reduce IT related waste
- Improve environmental credentials
- Reduce IT related CO2 emissions
How Can Create IT Group Help?
We can give you practical advice and guidance on reducing your IT carbon footprint. We have already effectively applied these techniques to our own internal systems, and operate an almost entirely paperless environment. Please contact us to discuss how we can help you with your Green IT drive.