02 May '11, 9pm

FedEx, Aetna's Awards Show Green IT Reaches Beyond Tech Sector

FedEx, Aetna's Awards Show Green IT Reaches Beyond Tech Sector

OAKLAND, CA — While the core concepts of greener IT are fairly easy to understand, the trick is in how they are implemented. Plenty of companies now practice energy efficient computing, e-waste recycling, virtual conferencing and more, but some efforts rise above others. In its fourth annual Green 15 list , InfoWorld calls out companies, schools and governments that are taking big strides in reducing IT's impact. The list shows that green IT isn't restricted to tech firm like Intel and Fujitsu, but is also being embraced by the likes of FedEx, construction company Hovnanian and health insurance provider Aetna. "Virtualization, PC power management, videoconferencing, paperless solutions, e-waste management, and data center efficiency technologies are once again at the center of these exemplary IT initiatives," Ted Samson, InfoWorld senior analyst writes. "But one striking d...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/05/02/fedex-aetna-award...

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