Environmental Intelligence and its Impact on Collaborative Business

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Green IT, Environmentally Sustainable, Environmental Intelligence (EI), Server Virtualization, Cloud Computing


Green IT can be defined as the conscious implementation of technologies, techniques and policies designed to reduce the carbon footprint of the IT function within the organization and the use of IT to reduce the carbon footprint of the whole organization. By adopting Green IT practices, business enterprises can contribute positively to environmental stewardship and protect the environment while reducing the energy costs. The holistic approach to environmental sustainability making the best use of IT resources available to the organization is termed as environmental intelligence (EI) in this paper.

This paper explores creative ways of looking at the environmental challenge, opens up opportunities to examine processes for collaboration, take stock of the inventory and infrastructure for optimization, and explore the possibilities of new business streams. This research paper aims to find out the impact of technologies such as server virtualization, cloud computing, anytime anywhere technologies and right network (as a specialist domain of Green ICT) on EI of different business organizations of Vadodara. This study employed the ordinal logistic regression to understand the impact of green ICT on the manufacturing business.

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BVICAM’s International Journal of Information Technology, v. 5, no. 2, p. 577-582

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