Extreme to Focus on 'Green' Networks

by CXOtoday Staff    Aug 21, 2008

In a statement to the press, Extreme said that it will work with The Green Grid to develop and deliver energy efficient technologies and best practices. The focus will be on implementation of green technologies in Ethernet switching solutions targeted at data centers.

As a member of this consortium, Extreme will promote the adoption of energy efficient standards, processes, measurements, and technologies within data centers.

“CIOs overseeing data centers are demanding cost-efficient network solutions where a significant portion of their operational costs can be reduced through energy savings,” said Jitendra Gupta, president of Extreme Networks India.

The Green Grid is a global consortium for advancing energy efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems. It collaborates with other industry groups and government organizations worldwide to ensure that each organizational goal is aligned with both developers and users of data center technology.

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