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Green Information Technology

At a recent City of Fort Collins Business Environmental Program, local business owners, vendors and contractors learned more about trends in greening information technology. Companies across the globe are looking to tighten their IT belts with the goal of saving money, saving energy, and saving server space.

Fast facts about energy and server conservation or virtualization:

  • Data storage annual growth 50-100% in organizations
  • Servers and data equipment uses 55% of an organization’s energy use
  • Condense 10 servers into one and reduce energy use 80-90%

Learn more about this topic fcgov.com/business-eps