Predictions Report

Predictions 2009: Recession Still Provides A Favorable Climate For Green IT

January 5th, 2009
With contributors:
Christina Lee , Ellen Daley


Worldwide implementation of green initiatives in enterprise IT organizations and their suppliers will accelerate in 2009, notwithstanding the gloomy economic environment. Green IT will spread in several dimensions: from hardware to software and services, from data centers to distributed IT to IT-enabled public infrastructure, and from energy efficiency to life-cycle accounting of IT's carbon footprint. What won't accelerate next year: capital-intensive projects like new data center build-outs.

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