Since server rooms consume such large amounts of power, IT managers can greatly reduce their carbon footprints by implementing energy efficient initiatives in these spaces. Beyond initiatives such as power management and equipment cooling, managing the lifecycles of IT assets presents a further opportunity to green the server room and reduce costs.
This note examines IT asset lifecycle management and the following key points:
- Asset acquisition.
- Equipment operation and maintenance.
- Asset disposal.
Extend the lifecycle of IT assets to reduce the enterprise's negative impact on the environment. Combine all the strategies presented in this three-note series to develop a holistic green strategy for the IT department while simultaneously cutting costs.