Reduce the energy demands of your datacenter through server consolidation and dynamic management of computer assets across a pool of servers. Deliver the resources you need where you need them with VMware vSphere.
- Reduce energy costs by 80%.
- Power down servers without affecting applications or users
- Green your datacenter while decreasing costs and improving service levels
Read the Gartner report on "How IT Management Can 'Green' the Data Center”.
Get Connected to Efficient IT with The Green Grid
VMware believes that open standards and industry collaboration are essential to creating impactful solutions and promoting energy efficiency. To this end, we are a founding member of The Green Grid a global consortium dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in datacenters and business computing ecosystems. In furtherance of its mission, The Green Grid is focused on the following: defining meaningful, user-centric models and metrics; developing standards, measurement methods, processes and new technologies to improve data center performance against the defined metrics; and promoting the adoption of energy efficient standards, processes, measurements and technologies.
Comprised of an interactive body of members who share and improve current best practices around data center efficiency, The Green Grid's scope includes collaboration with end users and government organizations worldwide to ensure that each organizational goal is aligned with both developers and users of data center technology. Members include vendors such as AMD, APC, Cisco, Dell, Emerson, Fujitsu, Fujitsu Siemens, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft and Sun and end users such as ADP, Allstate, BT, Enterprise, Facebook and Fed Ex Services.
For more information, please visit The Green Grid at http://www.thegreengrid.org/.
» Read the Gartner report on "How IT Management Can 'Green' the Data Center”.
Help Pay for Virtualization with Energy Efficiency Incentives
Virtualization is a proven solution for increasing energy efficiency, and many major utility providers now offer financial incentives for virtualization projects that result in the reduction of physical servers in the datacenter. By participating in these incentive programs, you can achieve even greater financial savings with VMware virtualization solutions while significantly reducing the carbon footprint of your IT infrastructure
Several major utility providers in the United States and Canada currently offer such incentives, including:
- Alameda Municipal Power
- Alliant Energy Corporation
- Arizona Public Service
- Austin Energy PowerSaver Program
- BC Hydro Power Smart for Business
- Chelan County Public Utility Counties
- City of Palo Alto Utilities
- Efficiency Vermont
- Energy Trust of Oregon
- Fort Collins Utilities
- Hawaiian Electric Company
- Idaho Power
- Kansas City Power and Light (KCPL)
- Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
- Long Island Power Authority
- Madison Gas & Electric Company
- Nevada Power
- Oncor Electric Delivery
- Pacific Corp
- PG&E High Tech Energy Efficiency
- Portland General Electric
- Puget Sound Energy
- Salt River Project
- SDG&E Energy Savings Center
- Seattle City Light
- Sierra Pacific Power
- Silicon Valley Power
- SoCal Edison Standard Performance Contract
- Wisconsin Electric Power Company
- Xcel Energy (Colorado and MN)
Many other utility companies are investigating similar programs; contact your local utility provider for more information.
Energy efficiency incentives are typically paid following the completion of a qualifying server consolidation project. These incentives cover direct energy savings (cooling costs are excluded) and can result in incentives as high as $400 per server..
Contact your VMware Sales Representative or email@example.com for more information.