[AISWorld] Harnessing Green IT: Principles and Practices - A New Book

San Murugesan san at computer.org
Wed Oct 31 20:10:06 EDT 2012

Dear All,

The following is for your information:

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*Harnessing Green IT: Principles and Practices <http://bitly.com/JbY6kq>, *a
new book by San Murugesan and GR Gangadhatan (Eds.)

John Wiley and IEEE Computer Society, Oct 2012. ISBN: 978-1-1199-7005-7* *


The new 432-page book examines various ways of making computing and
information systems greener –environmentally sustainable -, as well as
several means of using IT as a tool and an enabler to improve the
environmental sustainability. The book focuses on both greening of IT and
greening by IT – complimentary approaches to attaining environmental
sustainability. In a single volume, it covers several key aspects of green
IT (green technologies, design, standards, maturity models, strategies and
adoption), and presents a clear approach to greening IT encompassing green
use, green disposal and green design. It also illustrates how to
strategically apply green IT in practice in several areas.

Key Features:
• Presents a comprehensive coverage of key topics of importance and
practical relevance
• Highlights several useful approaches to embracing green IT in several
• Features chapters written by accomplished experts from industry and
academia who have first-hand knowledge and expertise in specific areas of
green IT

The book is available in hard copy and e-book/softcopy formats (Kindle,
Kindle on PC, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and PDF) from physical and online
bookstores. The first chapter, Green IT: An Overview, can be accessed free
at the book Web site,
The book has received good reviews and endorsements (available on the book
Web site).

The book is suitable as a text for green computing, green IT, green
information system, and environmental sustainability courses.

You may share this formation with all those who may be interested.



Professor San Murugesan
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