It examines various ways of making computing and information systems greener - environmentally sustainable -, as well as several means of using Information Technology (IT) as a tool and an enabler to improve the environmental sustainability. The book focuses on both greening of IT and greening by IT - complimentary approaches to attaining environmental sustainability. In a single volume, it comprehensively covers several key aspects of Green IT - green technologies, design, standards, maturity models, strategies and adoption -, and presents a clear approach to greening IT encompassing green use, green disposal, green design, and green manufacturing. It also illustrates how to strategically apply green IT in practice in several areas. Key Features: · Presents a comprehensive coverage of key topics of importance and practical relevance - green technologies, design, standards, maturity models, strategies and adoption · Highlights several useful approaches to embracing green IT in several areas · Features chapters written by accomplished experts from industry and academia who have first-hand knowledge and expertise in specific areas of green IT · Presents a set of review and discussion questions for each chapter that will help the readers to examine and explore the green IT domain further · Includes a companion website providing resources for further information and presentation slides This book is an invaluable resource for IT Professionals, academics, students, researchers, project leaders/managers, IT business executives, CIOs, CTOs and anyone interested in Green IT and harnessing it to enhance our environment.

SpecialFeatures

  • Covers key aspects of Green IT - green technologies, design, standards, maturity models, strategies and adoption
  • Written by accomplished experts from industry and academia who have first-hand knowledge and expertise in specific areas of green IT
  • Includes an accompanying website containing materials, references and presentation slides

TableofContent

  • About the Editors
  • About the Authors
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 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
  • Glossary
  • Index

Product details

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley (5 February 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 8126539682
  • ISBN-13: 978-8126539680
  • Product Dimensions: 23.8 x 18.2 x 2 cm

About the Author

Dr San Murugesan, University of Western Sydney, Australia

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. He is Director of the consulting firm BRITE Professional Services. He holds PhD; MTech and BE (Hons) degrees.

Dr. G.R. Gangadharan, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

G.R. Gangadharan is working as a Researcher in Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. Prior to joining in PoliMi, he worked as a researcher at Novay (Telematica Institute), Enschede, Netherlands from June 2008 to February 2010. His research interests are mainly located on the interface between technological and business perspectives. He has received Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Technology (2008) from the University of Trento, Trento, Italy and European University Association.

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