Making the case for green IT

September 19, 2008, 6:47 AM PST | Length: 252


At the AlwaysOn GoingGreen conference in Sausalito, Calif., technology executives discuss the motives behind going green. Jim Swartz, chief information officer of Sybase, says smaller and more energy-efficient technology is cost-effective. Rob Ober, an LSI fellow, says the issue is more complicated: IT managers can buy a more efficient machine every two years, but no one has yet figured out what to do with the old ones.