With Green IT towards a sustainable future

The ICT sector contributes approximately 2% to global man-made CO2 emissions, which is roughly equivalent to that of international air traffic. In Europe and Switzerland, the ICT, together with the entertainment electronics sector, needs about 10% of the total electricity consumption. Through intelligent "green" IT, despite the growing demand for ICT infrastructure, the increase in electricity consumption can be limited or even reduced.

Introduction video Green IT (German)       Flyer Green IT SIG

Standard Presentation              Green Data Center Assessment



The Internet of Things (IoT) could be a game-changer for sustainability


At the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos IoT has been identified as one of the three most impactful technological advancements we will see before 2030 (McKinsey).

Better PUE values and worse efficiency in our data centres


Energy implications of the recent security problems were discovered in microprocessors (Meltdown, Spectre). A report from our member Seán Murphy