17 Nov '11, 2pm

Green IT certification to help companies go green

SINGAPORE: With rising energy costs, some industry watchers estimate that energy costs could account for up to 50 per cent of IT spending. As a result, an increasing number of companies in Singapore and around the globe are looking to streamline or green their IT systems. In fact some market watchers believe that training an IT professional in green IT could shave IT costs by around 30 per cent. To leverage on this growing trend, the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation has established a Green IT Professional certification and has partnered with e2Readiness for the design and structure of the course. Ian Tolond, the CEO of e2Readiness, said: "Sustainability is becoming a large part of organisations directions - it's become a business advantage compared to five years ago, when it was seen as a cost. Most IT departments aren't aligned with that and what has caused that i...

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