Harnessing Green IT: Principles and Practices by San Murugesan

By San Murugesan

“Ultimately, it is a extraordinary ebook, a realistic testimonial, and a finished bibliography rolled into one. it's a unmarried, brilliant sword reduce around the quite a few murky eco-friendly IT themes. And if my blunders and classes realized during the eco-friendly IT trip are any indication, this e-book may be used each day via fogeys drawn to greening IT.”
— Simon Y. Liu, Ph.D. & Ed.D., Editor-in-Chief, IT Professional Magazine, IEEE machine Society, Director, U.S. nationwide Agricultural Library

This e-book offers a holistic standpoint onGreen IT via discussing its a variety of aspects and exhibiting tips to strategically embody it

Harnessing eco-friendly IT: ideas and Practices examines a variety of methods of constructing computing and knowledge structures greener – environmentally sustainable -, in addition to a number of technique of utilizing details expertise (IT) as a device and an enabler to enhance the environmental sustainability. The ebook makes a speciality of either greening of IT and greening by means of IT – complimentary techniques to reaching environmental sustainability.   in one quantity, it   comprehensively covers numerous key points of eco-friendly IT - eco-friendly applied sciences, layout, criteria, adulthood types, recommendations and adoption -, and offers a transparent method of greening IT encompassing eco-friendly use, eco-friendly disposal, eco-friendly layout, and eco-friendly production. It additionally illustrates find out how to stratgically observe eco-friendly IT in perform in different areas.

Key Features:

  • Presents a complete insurance of key issues of imprortance and functional relevance  - eco-friendly applied sciences, layout, criteria, adulthood versions, techniques and adoption
  • Highlights a number of important ways to embracing eco-friendly IT in different areas
  • Features chapters written through entire specialists from and academia who've first-hand wisdom and services in particular parts of eco-friendly IT
  • Presents a collection of evaluate and dialogue questions for every bankruptcy that may support the readers to ascertain and discover the golf green IT area further
  • Includes a significant other web site supplying  assets for additional info and presentation slides

This ebook might be a useful source for IT pros, lecturers, scholars, researchers, venture leaders/managers, IT company executives, CIOs, CTOs and a person attracted to eco-friendly IT and harnessing it to augment our environment.

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Gangadharan currently serves as an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), Hyderabad, India. He has rich experience of working on several European Framework projects including COMPAS, GAMES, COCKPIT and WATTALYST. His areas of research interests include Internet technologies (service-oriented computing and cloud computing), green information systems and energy-efficient computing, information and communication technology (ICT) for emerging markets, free and open source systems (FOSS) and enterprise information systems.

The imminent introduction of more green taxes and regulations will trigger a major increase in demand for green IT products, solutions and services. Hence a growing number of IT vendors and users have begun to develop and offer green IT products and services. As business and governments try to balance growth with environmental risks, we will be legally, ethically and/or socially required to ‘green’ our IT products, applications, services and practices. To foster green IT, we should understand the following issues: What are the key environmental impacts arising from IT?

He is also a corporate trainer and an independent IT and education consultant. He held various senior positions at the University of Western Sydney and Southern Cross University, both in Australia, and at Multimedia University in Malaysia. He also worked at the Indian Space Research Organisation, Bangalore, India. He has served as Senior Research Fellow of the US National Research Council at the NASA Ames Research Center, United States. In a career spanning over three decades in academia and industry, Dr Murugesan has led several innovative IT projects, provided leadership in teaching and research, and consulted to business, industry and educational institutions.

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