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Green Computing : Tools and Techniques for Saving Energy, Money, and Resources

By: Smith, Bud E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : CRC Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (256 p.).ISBN: 9781466503410.Subject(s): Cloud computing -- Economic aspects | Computer systems -- Energy conservation | Data processing service centers -- Energy conservation | Green technology | Information technology -- Cost control | Information technology -- Environmental aspects | Tablet computers -- Economic aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Green Computing : Tools and Techniques for Saving Energy, Money, and ResourcesDDC classification: 004.028/6 | 004.0286 LOC classification: TJ163.5.O35 S56 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Dedication; Contents; Preface; About the Author; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Green Computing and Your Reputation; Chapter 2: Green Computing and Saving Money; Chapter 3: Green Computing and the Environment; Chapter 4: A New Vision of Computing; Chapter 5: Building a Green Device Portfolio; Chapter 6: Finding Green Devices; Chapter 7: Green Servers and Data Centers; Chapter 8: Saving Energy; Chapter 9: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Chapter 10: Reducing Resource Use; Chapter 11: Green Computing by Industry Segment; Chapter 12: The Future: Deep Green Computing; References
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 boo
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Front Cover; Dedication; Contents; Preface; About the Author; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Green Computing and Your Reputation; Chapter 2: Green Computing and Saving Money; Chapter 3: Green Computing and the Environment; Chapter 4: A New Vision of Computing; Chapter 5: Building a Green Device Portfolio; Chapter 6: Finding Green Devices; Chapter 7: Green Servers and Data Centers; Chapter 8: Saving Energy; Chapter 9: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Chapter 10: Reducing Resource Use; Chapter 11: Green Computing by Industry Segment; Chapter 12: The Future: Deep Green Computing; References

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 boo

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<p>Floyd (Bud) E. Smith is one of the most accomplished authors of computing books around-and a green writer and activist as well. Bud has written about technical topics, such as microprocessor programming and video cards; online subjects, including Internet marketing and Web usability; and social media, from Google Plus to Facebook for business. His writing career parallels his work for some of the biggest names in technology. Bud has worked for search engine pioneer AltaVista, Web browser pioneer Netscape, and computing and electronics pioneer Apple, among other technology leaders.<br> <br> Recently, Bud has focused on environmental concerns. He has become active in the international Transition Towns movement and is a member of the Initiating Committee for Transition San Francisco.<br> <br> Bud wrote his first book about climate change, Runaway (published by Business and Technical Communication Services [BATCS], in 2008) and has written a book on green roofs. Green Computing gives Bud the opportunity to bring together his two strongest interests: technology and the environment.<br> <br> Bud's next book will describe the impact of climate change on the San Francisco Bay Area.</p>

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