Using the Network to Achieve Sustainability Goals
Rising energy costs, environmental concerns, government and industry directives, and heightened public scrutiny are all forcing "green" issues and practices to the forefront of business and IT plans. As a resource that touches everything, the network is ideally suited to bolster these efforts and provide much-needed relief from increasing environmental pressures.
As the centerpiece of many of the world's networks, Cisco's routing and switching systems are uniquely positioned to have a positive, broad-based impact along four primary fronts.
Cisco Network Systems solutions offer a range of additional benefits, including helping your business:
Energy Efficiency and Cisco Switches
Know the whole story when comparing Cisco to Nortel switches in power consumption.
Cisco Green Efficiency (PDF - 187 KB)
The Network: Promoting Green Benefits to Business and IT (PDF - 207 KB)
Miercom Press Release (Fixed Switching Certified Green) (PDF - 146 KB)
Miercom CEO Describing Miercom's Green Certification Program