Networked Sustainability

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Networked Sustainability Framework

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Meet Green Goals and Save on Operations Costs

Bringing together energy efficiencies, innovative business practices, and industry partnerships, the Cisco Networked Sustainability Framework offers a holistic approach to:

  • Reduce greenhouse gas (GhG) emissions
  • Increase overall operational efficiency
  • Attain sustainable business behavior.

Key components include:

  • Cisco EnergyWise, a power management architecture for network infrastructure and facilities management
  • Product and solution innovations to optimize energy usage and receive increased value for every watt expended
  • Collaboration solutions that improve business efficiency and social sustainability benefits

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Cisco Networked Sustainability Framework Overview
Start here to understand how Cisco technology can play an integral part in your environmental initiatives

IT's Role in Reducing Corporate Environmental Impact
Forrester Consulting examines the relationship between business, the environment, and information technology.

Cisco: Driving Toward Greener IT
Gartner and Cisco discuss the benefits of corporate-wide energy management.

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Go Beyond Energy Savings

Improve operational efficiency and adopt business innovations to help you reach your energy efficiency goals with the Cisco Networked Sustainability Framework.

Cisco Energy Wise
Implement green initiatives with company-wide energy management, improved switching device efficiency, integrated services, and business innovations.

Improve switching efficiency and company-wide energy management with Cisco Catalyst switches that incorporate the new Cisco EnergyWise technology.

Create more efficient branch architectures with Cisco's branch and WAN aggregation routing portfolio.

Data Center
Increase energy efficiencies and reduce operational burdens, relying on the convergence of data center infrastructure, broader deployment of virtualization, and evolving application architectures.

Reduce dependency on physical travel, enable remote and mobile workplaces and virtual meetings, and scale globally while reducing your GHG emissions. Key products include:

  • Cisco TelePresence
  • Cisco WebEx
  • Unified Communications

Cisco recognizes the important role mobility and wireless play in reducing the carbon footprint of business. Sustainable technology development practices mean Cisco engineers reduce waste while increasing the efficiency of operations for wireless products. This helps to ensure a lower use of raw materials, while saving businesses money in electricity, storage, and disposal.

Architect and Realize a Greener IT Strategy

Take advantage of the expertise and innovations offered by Cisco and its certified partners to:

  • Control energy consumption and costs
  • Improve resource utilization
  • Reduce your organization's environmental impact

The following services help businesses prioritize initiatives, assess operations, align solutions to enhance network environments, and adapt to business or market changes.