Tip: Free Tools and Resources for Green IT (and 1 Tool for Home)
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Green IT initiatives have many upsides—not only can you help the environment, but you can help your organization’s bottom line by reducing costs. But you’ll need to assess your environment and plan a strategy.
If you’re planning to make your infrastructure more power efficient or if you’re already in the process of rolling out a Green IT initiative, these free tools and resources from Microsoft can help you keep up on the latest strategies and develop the right plan for your organization.
BLOGS AND ARTICLES
- Software Enabled Earth, The Microsoft Environmental Sustainability Blog
- Top 10 Business Practices for Environmentally Sustainable Data Centers
- Microsoft Power and Utilities Blog
- Conserving Energy with Group Policy
- Framework for Building a "Hyper-Green" Virtual Server System
- Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit for Energy Efficient Computing
- Microsoft Assessment Configuration Pack for ENERGY STAR Power Management
- Microsoft Desktop Energy Savings Calculator
- Microsoft Server Energy Savings Calculator
- Microsoft Virtualization Solution Accelerators
CONSERVE ENERGY AT HOME
Tip by Matthew Graven.
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