Green IT : progression of a « Green IT approach » in companies.

Green IT is developping in companies, this is the main issue of a new study published by DEVOTEAM: Large companies (over 10 000 employees) have implemented a Green IT approach for 82 % of them, this rate decrease to 44 % in SME under 100 employees. Green IT is mainly leaded by the IS Director (60 %) due to the fact that they have the technical background needed for implementation.

Main engines for development of Green IT programs in the companies is the impact on sustainable development 78 % Energy savings 71 % Promoting a green image of the company 35 % …
Main issues for Green IT pointed out by the survey are : Energy saving, datacenters, Energy management, Cloud, management of workplace, Printing policies and waste management and Audio and video conferencing.