The green IT hype reached its climax 15 years ago. The basic ideas, such as virtualization and IT consolidation, optimized cooling, efficient UPS/EPS, efficient facilities, and life cycle management are still valid. However, they need to be enriched through considerations for a hybrid multi-cloud world.

 

Contents:

Management Summary

Introduction – Sustainable IT

The Idea of Net Zero – Greenwashing Is Widespread

Green IT – History

The Climate Neutral Data Center Pact

What Is Required for Sustainable IT Right Now?

PAC’s Recommendations

  • Recommendations for IT providers
  • Recommendations for IT users

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