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Green Networking in the Data Center
Today, advanced technology ecosystems are what fuel business. This surge of technology is one that presents new capabilities but greater challenges as companies look to meet their business needs. However, this comes with an increasing impact on the environment in which we live. Over the past thirty years, increased awareness of our effect on the environment has developed into a “green” movement toward more economic and environmental sustainability.
This paper provides an overview of the challenges faced in today’s data centers; addressing the issues surrounding data center power, cooling and efficiency, with an emphasis on how specific networking tools and strategies can help address these issues. It will also highlight the HP ProCurve data center solutions that focus on efficiency in the data center and the benefits they provide.