Study Shows Companies Clamoring to Go Green

By Sharon Linsenbach  |  Posted 2012-05-01 Print this article Print

A survey of 1,000 companies worldwide underscore what many solution providers are already slowly discovering: Green IT initiatives can translate into plenty of green in the bottom line.

New research commissioned by Symantec shows a wealth of opportunities for solution providers to help customers with equipment, services and strategies for going green.

As recently as twelve months ago, many organizations might have placed green IT close to the bottom of their list of technology priorities. Now, however, new research shows that Green IT is topping the list of initiatives organizations want to tackle in 2009, even in the midst of an economic crisis.

The research, commissioned by Symantec as a double-blind survey of over 1,000 companies worldwide, offers solution providers hard evidence that Green IT is a fresh, untapped opportunity to deliver products and services that fit both customers' business needs and the need to meet Green IT goals.

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Sharon Linsenbach Sharon Linsenbach is a staff writer for eWEEK and eWEEK Channel Insider. Prior to joining Ziff Davis, Sharon was Assistant Managing Editor for CRN, a weekly magazine for PC and technology resellers. Before joining CRN, Sharon was an Acquisitions Editor for The Coriolis Group and later, Editorial Director with Paraglyph Press, both in Scottsdale, AZ. She holds a BA in English from Drew University and lives in the Philadelphia suburbs with her significant other and two neurotic cats. When she's not reading or writing about technology, Sharon enjoys yoga, knitting, traveling and live music. Sharon can be reached at

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