IT Drives Corporate Eco-Strategy
A new global study finds technology — SaaS in particular — is playing a key role in greening the enterprise.
By Jose Iglesias, Symantec
Green used to be associated with the color of money. Today it refers to responsible, sustainable energy practices. But for Enterprise IT, these two meanings are not mutually exclusive.
A new study from Symantec has uncovered the importance technology is playing in driving eco-strategy in the enterprise with software as a service (SaaS) deployments aimed at reducing power consumption.
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