Blowers, Mark. “SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES: AN IMPORTANT CONSIDERATION FOR IT MANAGEMENT.” Supply Chain Europe, vol. 17, no. 2, 2008, p. 50.
Sustainability has become a significant issue for every enterprise and, in particular, IT management, states the report "Sustainable IT Provision -- Meeting the Challenge of Corporate, Social, and Environmental Responsibility," recently published by Butler Group. An obvious starting point for energy reduction is to ensure that all computer equipment is turned off when it is not being used, enabling power management capability, and having effective asset management where unused equipment is quickly decommissioned. The growing amount of uncontrolled storage cannot be allowed to carry on indefinitely. The time has come to address the mounting disparity between storage management and the growing number of storage devices and capacity.
SDG Topics: Affordable & Clean Energy / Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure / Sustainable Cities & Communities / Responsible Consumption & Production / Climate Action.