NEWS: IT Professionals are Going Green

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The results of green IT survey conducted in March by Symantec Corp have just been released. The survey polled top-level employees at 1,052 large companies around the globe, and found some extremely dramatic and encouraging results.

Highlights include:

  • 97% of respondents have green IT on their radar.
  • 45% of respondents have already implemented some green IT initiatives.
  • 73% of respondents expect an increase in green IT budgets in the next year.

Respondents cited key drivers as: reducing electricity consumption (90%), reducing cooling costs (87%), and corporate environmental responsibility (86%).

The 23-page report can be viewed here.

Want to learn more about Green IT?  Listen to our podcast interview with Jessica Vreeswijk of here.