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1st July 2014 News
  1. Server Virtualisation – latest technology reduces the number of physical Servers therefore reducing power costs
  2. Remote Working – enables employees to work remotely, reducing travel and cutting down on desk space with associated energy costs.
  3. Outsourcing – can apply to a number of functions, e.g. remote backups which saves on equipment and power use.
  4. Work faster, work better – document management systems for process management and document sharing reducing paper use
  5. The Cloud – less onsite equipment means less power and physical space required.  No hardware to upgrade and dispose of.
  6. Cut the travel – tools for effective virtual meetings and collaborative working.
  7. Zero downtime – when systems go down you are creating CO2 without being productive.  Aim for zero downtime.
  8. Power down – don’t leave monitors, printers, etc., on overnight; make sure you have power saving modes on PCs.
  9. Retire and recycle – get a retirement plan to replace your old systems with new energy efficient equipment.  Your IT provider will help you to recycle in the most beneficial way.
  10. Audit – have an assessment done of your carbon use and see where you can improve.  Enhance your green credentials and save money.

Feel free to contact us to discuss how we can help your business reduce its carbon footprint and save money.



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