written by: Rhonda Callow•edited by: Bill Bunter•updated: 5/6/2010
In the world of IT, going green is easier than you think. Here are the top green computing tips you can follow to help reduce waste and energy consumption.
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IT, when not managed properly, can have a significant impact on the environment. That’s old news. But what steps can you take to reduce your carbon footprint while still maintaining best practises? Here are some of the easiest ways you can save energy...
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