With enhanced technological advances and constantly depleting natural resources, there is an increasing need for companies to factor in alternative energy resources while not just devising new industry solutions, but also in planning organization’s sustainable future. Enterprises are now seeing the need to reduce carbon footprint and cut down energy costs to improve productivity and efficiency, but beyond that, it is essential for them to explore the opportunities in implementing renewable energy solutions.
Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and Group CEO, Greyhound Research , says global IT giants like Microsoft, Facebook and Google have already taken a lead in reducing the carbon foot prints of their data center operations by setting up carbon neutral data centers and using renewable energy sources like wind and solar power for IT operations.
“It also gets important for organizations to avoid a one size fits all approach while implementing green data center strategy. Businesses should increasingly focus on tying up with experienced technology partners who can help identify and implement technologies to reduce operating costs and increase data center efficiency,” he says.
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