Video: Cisco goes green by eating its own dogfood

Networking giant Cisco Systems has a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its operations by 25 percent in the next four years — with the help of technologies it's created. Cisco also wants to help customers do the same.

Networking giant Cisco Systems has a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its operations by 25 percent in the next four years—with the help of technologies it's created. Cisco also wants to help customers do the same. Correspondent Sumi Das looks at green innovations at Cisco, including: an HD video-conferencing system, energy-efficient data centers, and a new office environment that encourages employees to work from unassigned spaces.

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.