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Maybe it is Easy Being Green

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IT professionals implementing energy efficient solutions in the data center are realizing big savings, and many say it is easier to do than they expected. In its fourth year, the CDW Energy Efficient IT Report found that implementing energy efficient solutions is easier than the typical organization perceives. Even better, “green” initiatives are gaining respect: 43 percent of IT professionals say green initiatives are a top driver for data center consolidation.

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2012 Energy Efficient IT Report

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Think of energy efficiency as a multi-layer solution stack: hardware selection, consolidation, virtualization, design, cooling strategies and software. In its fourth year, the Energy Efficient IT Report provides solutions rating maps based on IT professionals’ experiences and identifies where organizations might find their next energy efficient IT investment.

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CDW Poll Reveals Top Solutions that Boost Energy Efficiency in the Data Center

CDW Poll Reveals Top Solutions that Boost Energy Efficiency in the Data Center User-Sourced “Solution Ratings Maps” Identify Energy Efficient IT Solutions that are the Easiest to Implement and that Offer the Greatest Cost Savings VERNON HILLS, Ill. – April 2, 2012 – CDW LLC (CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, […]

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CDW Poll: 28 Percent of U.S. Organizations Using Cloud Computing

Most Organizations Migrating One Application at a Time; Expect to Allocate No More Than Approximately One-third of IT Budget to Cloud Computing Approaches VERNON HILLS, Ill. – May 26, 2011 – CDW LLC (CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced the results of its first Cloud Computing […]

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2010 Energy Efficient IT Report

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Now in its third year, the 2010 Energy Efficient IT Report studies marketplace attitudes toward energy efficient IT, identifies successful cost-saving measures and examines barriers to the widespread adoption of energy efficient IT. The 2010 report finds that more organizations have or are developing programs to manage and reduce IT energy use. Rebounding from the budget troubles of 2009, IT managers rate energy efficiency as a top priority now that the economy has improved.

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Three-quarters of IT Departments Are Working to Reduce Energy Use, CDW Survey Finds

Two-thirds of IT Execs Say Understanding Energy Efficient IT is Critical to Their Profession VERNON HILLS, Ill. – November 8, 2010 – CDW LLC (CDW), a leading provider of technology solutions to business, government, education and healthcare, today released its 2010 Energy Efficient IT Report, based on a July survey of 756 information technology (IT) […]

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CDW Achieves APC Elite Small/Medium Data Center Partner Status

Recognition Follows Specialized Training on How to Design and Manage Complex Data Center Environments VERNON HILLS, Ill. – March 22, 2010 – CDW LLC, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government and education, today announced it has earned the APC Elite Small/Medium Data Center Partner certification. As an APC Elite Small/Medium […]

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2010 Tech Forecast: Cost Management Trumps Customer Satisfaction

VERNON HILLS, Ill. – November 18, 2009 – Cautious IT professionals are more optimistic about 2010, but the top focus of their organizations is not improving customer satisfaction – it is managing operational costs. One half (50 percent) of IT decision makers say managing costs is their organization’s top 2010 business priority, coming in ahead […]

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Small Businesses Ride Wave of Green IT

Confusion on how to implement cited as an important barrier to adoption VERNON HILLS, Ill. – Sept. 29, 2009 – After influencing the way large businesses buy and use technology, the Green IT movement is now ready to sweep into the small business sector. According to a new survey by CDW Corporation, small businesses are […]

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2009 Energy Efficient IT Report

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CDW initiated this annual survey in 2008 to study IT marketplace attitudes toward energy efficient IT, barriers to its adoption and what differentiates successful implementations. The environment has changed significantly since a year ago. IT budgets are under pressure in the recessionary economy, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued the first ENERGY STAR® standards for servers.

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CDW Report: Energy Efficient IT Efforts Yield Significant Savings, Yet Millions are Still Wasted Each Year

VERNON HILLS, Ill. – August 31, 2009 – CDW Corporation, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government and education, today released its 2009 Energy Efficient IT Report, based on a July survey of 752 information technology (IT) professionals in the public and private sectors who purchase IT equipment. The survey found […]

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CDW Server Virtualization Assessments Provide Tailored Analysis of Benefits, Accelerate Decision Making

Assessments are based on VMware capacity planning tools, at no cost to qualifying participants VERNON HILLS, Ill. – April 27, 2009 – CDW Corporation, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government and education, today announced an assessment services offering that enables qualifying medium and large organizations to consider the potential benefits […]

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CDW Report: Ninety Percent of IT Professionals Care About Energy Efficient IT (E2IT); Less Than Half of Organizations Have It

Lack of reliable information and competing priorities impede energy-reduction efforts, while readily available efficiency tools go unused VERNON HILLS, Ill. – August 4, 2008 – CDW Corporation, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government and education, today released its 2008 Energy Efficient IT (E2IT) Report, based on a June survey of […]

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2008 Energy Efficient IT Report

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Energy consumption and costs remain a top focus for Information Technology (IT) executives across all industry sectors. E2IT found that while most organizations care about reducing energy consumption – and that significant savings are realistic – success comes only with sharp, persistent focus on energy-efficient opportunities across the IT organization.

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Four out of Five IT Decision Makers Value Green IT

Cost Presents Biggest Barrier to Greater Adoption VERNON HILLS, Ill. – July 23, 2008 – Eighty percent of IT decision makers across government and corporate sectors believe that implementing Green IT solutions in their organizations is important, according to a new survey by CDW Corporation. Additionally, almost half (49 percent) report positive reputation as one […]