Our green IT storage services guide includes interviews, tips, FAQs, podcasts and surveys that will help you to understand the plethora of green storage options available. Green IT storage services can be attractive to your customers not only for their environmentally friendly nature, but also for their ability to reduce energy costs. This guide reveals the green storage options you should pay attention to and the green storage strategies that have proven to be the least effective.
is still the color of money in storage
This green storage survey reveals how many clients plan to address green storage issues, which green technologies have been implemented and the reasons those technologies were chosen.
realities of green IT: STORAGE BIN 2.0
Green IT storage isn't just about reducing power and cooling costs in the data center; it's about advanced functions such as telepresence, telecommuting, compliance, security and radical business process reengineering.
data center picks Atrato disk arrays
The founders of a green colocation company say Atrato's disk arrays, which use 2.5-inch drives, have boosted density and broadened green storage service offerings.
clouds the green issue: Storage Bin 2.0
If you're using the cloud to become "green" fast, you should know that your provider is probably better at squeezing the green out of its operations than you might be, but it's not guaranteed.
storage options for data centers
Learn which environmentally friendly and performance-enhancing storage technologies to recommend that can improve capacity management and control power usage in the data center.
green storage gap
Storage departments are trying energy-saving technologies, but measuring return on investment is still a challenge.
data storage projects
Storage expert Greg Schulz talks about five important questions that every IT solutions provider should ask potential customers.
data storage podcast
Storage expert Greg Schulz talks about tape-based data protection and low utilization and how they affect green data storage strategies.
shops take MAID for a spin-down
Massive arrays of idle disks have become synonymous with disk spin-down, which has become synonymous with power savings.
Practices: Planting seeds of green
Adopting green storage practices is all about being a good corporate citizen, trying to save storage operational costs and perhaps making a positive impact on the environment.
Green storage services are steadily gaining momentum in the industry. But how much do you really know about this important topic? Take this quick quiz today and find out!
power, weak dollars and more apps
Tighter budgets could mean some belt-tightening in your customers' storage shop. To save money, they might have to spend a little on key trends: virtualization, green storage and storage as a service.
and green storage technology overhype
Find out which aspects of virtualization storage and green storage technologies are overdone.
This was first published in February 2009