The Green and Virtual Data Center sets aside the political aspects of what is or is not considered green to instead focus on the opportunities for organizations that want to sustain environmentally-friendly economical growth. If you are willing to believe that IT infrastructure resources deployed in a highly virtualized manner can be combined with
GREEN IT AND THE GREEN GAP-REAL OR VIRTUAL? IT Data Center Economic and Ecological Sustainment. Energy-Efficient and Ecologically Friendly Data Centers. NEXT-GENERATION VIRTUAL DATA CENTERS. What Defines a Next-Generation and Virtual Data Center? IT Infrastructure Resource Management. Measurement, Metrics, and Management of IT Resources. TECHNOLOGIES FOR ENABLING GREEN AND VIRTUAL DATA CENTERS. Highly Effective Data Center Facilities and Habitats for Technology. Servers-Physical, Virtual, and Software. Data Storage-Disk, Tape, Optical, and Memory. Networking with Your Servers and Storage. APPLYING WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED. Putting Together a Green and Virtual Data Center. Wrap-up and Closing Comments. Appendix A: Where to Learn More. Appendix B: Checklists and Tips. Glossary. Index.