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Sustainability Through Technology: Best Practices for a Greener Future

By Redapt Marketing | Posted on March 14, 2023 | Posted in Cloud Migration and Adoption, Enterprise IT and Infrastructure

As the world becomes increasingly conscious of the need to address climate change and promote sustainable practices, the technology sector is no exception. IT solution providers are among the companies implementing sustainability initiatives in their business practices. These initiatives include reducing their carbon footprint, improving energy efficiency, promoting sustainable sourcing and supply chain practices, and reducing waste. By focusing on sustainability, IT solution providers can reduce their impact on the environment and attract customers who prioritize sustainability, and promote innovation in the industry. In this way, the technology sector can contribute to the global effort to build a more sustainable future.

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Green Tech for a Sustainable Future

Some of our partners, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Intel, and Dell, are addressing sustainability in several ways. One key focus area is renewable energy. These companies are investing in renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power to reduce their carbon footprint and transition towards a low-carbon economy. For example, AWS has committed to using 100% renewable energy for its global infrastructure by 2025, while Intel has set a goal of using 100% renewable energy for its global operations by 2030.


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Intel's Data Center Sustainability Program

Intel has launched a Data Center Sustainability Program designed to help data centers reduce their environmental impact and improve their sustainability. It’s built on three pillars: energy efficiency, water conservation, and waste reduction. In summary, Intel's Data Center Sustainability program is a comprehensive effort to reduce the environmental impact of data centers. It includes initiatives to improve energy efficiency, conserve water, reduce waste, and increase the use of renewable energy sources. By implementing these practices, Intel aims to help data centers become more sustainable and reduce their carbon footprint.

Another focus area is energy efficiency. These companies are implementing energy-efficient technologies and practices to reduce their energy consumption and associated greenhouse gas emissions. For example, Dell has implemented energy-efficient data centers and supply chain practices, while Intel has developed more energy-efficient processors and data center technologies.

Looking towards the future, some of the partners are also investing in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) to address sustainability challenges. For example, Intel is developing AI-based solutions for energy management and climate modeling, while AWS uses IoT sensors to optimize energy consumption in its data centers.

Addressing sustainability challenges

Our partners have taken a holistic approach to sustainability, addressing environmental, social, and economic sustainability challenges. By investing in renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable sourcing, and emerging technologies, they are contributing to a more sustainable future.

Redapt has made progress in addressing these same challenges by capitalizing on opportunities such as green data centers, green infrastructure, green applications, and green processes in several ways:

  1. Cost Savings: Green solutions such as energy-efficient data centers and processes have resulted in savings for Redapt and our customers.
  2. Innovation: Sustainability challenges are driving innovation in the IT industry. By focusing on green solutions, we can drive innovation and develop new products and services that meet the needs of a changing world.
  3. Corporate Social Responsibility: We can positively contribute to the world by promoting sustainability and green solutions.
  4. Regulatory Compliance: Governments worldwide are implementing regulations to promote sustainability and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. By offering green solutions, we can help our customers comply with these regulations and avoid penalties.


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Resources around sustainability to consider 

Making Storage More Sustainable: Data centers are notorious energy hogs. So here are some of the ways the tech industry is making a difference.

4 Elements of a Sustainable Datacenter (Beyond Power and Cooling): Here are four areas beyond power and cooling where you can help reduce the impact your datacenter infrastructure makes on the planet.

Redapt Designated AWS Service Delivery Provider for Amazon EKS: Helping customers architect, deploy, and utilize containerized workloads on top of Amazon EKS.

Everything You Need to Know About Edge Computing: Edge computing can transform your business from reduced latency and enhanced security to reduced operational costs and scalability.

Redapt Infrastructure Deployment: Redapt's large-scale deployments solution efficiently manages every step in the process, from design and equipment procurement to testing, shipping, and deploying at datacenters worldwide. 

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To capitalize on these opportunities, Redapt is focused on developing green solutions. We have partnered with customers to help them achieve their sustainability goals and develop customized green solutions that meet their unique needs. By taking a comprehensive and innovative approach to sustainability, Redapt is positioning itself as a leader in sustainability solutions as an IT solution provider.

By working with a managed service provider, your organization can leverage our expertise and resources to address your sustainability challenges while also realizing the business benefits of sustainability, such as cost savings, risk reduction, and enhanced brand reputation.

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