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Title Green information technology : a sustainable approach / edited by Mohammad Dastbaz, Colin Pattinson, Babak Akhgar.
Imprint Waltham, MA : Morgan Kaufmann, 2015.

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Series .NET Developers Series
Subject Cloud computing.
Data processing service centers -- Energy conservation.
Big data.
Alt Name Dastbaz, M. (Mohammad),
Pattinson, Colin,
Akhgar, Babak,
Description 1 online resource
Note Includes index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ScienceDirect, viewed March 18, 2015).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Summary This book presents practical techniques and methodologies for designing, building and implementing a green technology strategy in any large enterprise environment. Topics include: using green procurement and supply chain programs in the IT infrastructure; how to use big data to drive efficiencies and establish a framework for sustainability in the information technology infrastructure; how cloud computing can be used to consolidate corporate IT environments using large-scale shared infrastructure reducing the overall environmental impact and unlocking new efficiencies; use cases for Green IT such as data center energy efficiency and cloud computing sustainability and risk. -- Edited summary from book.
Contents Front Cover; Green Information Technology: A Sustainable Approach; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; About the Editors; Contributor Biographies; Acknowledgments; Section I: Green IT: Emerging Technologies and Challenges; Chapter 1: Green ICT: History, Agenda, and Challenges Ahead; Introduction; The Second Industrial Revolution-The Emergence of Information and Communication Technologies; The Integrated Circuit (IC) Revolution; New Age of Computer Technology; Global Mobile Computing and Its Environmental Impact; The Agenda and Challenges Ahead.
Chapter 2: Emerging Technologies and Their Environmental ImpactIntroduction; Number of Connected Devices; Increased Functionality; Increased Number of Separate Functions; Increased Demand for Speed and Reliability; Obsolescence-The Problem of Backward Compatibility; The Other Side of the Balance Sheet-Positive Environmental Impacts or the ̀Òther 90% ; Videoconference as an Alternative to Business Travel; Dematerialization of Product Chain; Travel Advice/Road Traffic Control; Intelligent Energy Metering; Building Management Systems; Saving IT Resources-A Drop in the Ocean?; Conclusion.
Section II: Green IT: Law and MeasurementChapter 3: Measurements and Sustainability; Introduction; ICT Technical Measures; Introduction; Service of Data Processing; Service of Data Transport; Service of Data Storage; Multimedia Service; Conclusion; Ecological Measures and Ethical Consideration; Introduction; ICT Impact on Pollution; Resource Efficiency; Main Green Measures of Performances; MoP on Recyclability; MoP on Energy Consumption; MoP on Carbon Emission; Ethics in ICT; Conclusion; Systems Engineering for Designing Sustainable ICT-Based Architectures; Introduction.
Stakeholder Requirements DefinitionSystem Requirements Analysis; System Requirements Validation and Verification; ICT Expertise and Results; Traceability Matrix; Ecoefficiency Metrics; Conclusion; Chapter 4: The Law of Green IT; General Remarks on Law and the Regulation of Environmental Behavior; Direct and Indirect Governance of ̀̀Green IT ; Norm Addressees and Efficient Regulation; Producers and the Production Process; Consumers and Market-Related Mechanisms; Nonstate Standard Setting and Voluntary Instruments (Codes of Conduct); The Mechanisms of EU and National Law-Basics.
Primary Law: Principles of Supremacy and Market FreedomsSecondary Law: Directives and Regulations and Direct Effect; Legal Bases in EU Environmental Law; Regulations; Directives; Comitology and Implementing Measures: Delegated Legislation by the Commission; Sustainability in EU Law; Article 3 TEU: Principle of Sustainable Development and Green IT; Integrated Product Policy (IPP); Birth of a ̀̀Law for the Conservation of Natural Resources ; Specific European Legal Instruments Relevant to Green Computing and Their Implementation.
ISBN 0128013796
9780128016718 (e-book)
012801671X (e-book)
OCLC # 905103617
Additional Format Print version: Green information technology : a sustainable approach. Amsterdam, [Netherlands] : Morgan Kaufmann, 2015 xxv, 321 pages 9780128013793

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