Uptime Seeks Entries for Green IT Awards

The Uptime Institute is accepting applications for its annual Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Awards, which will be announced at the fifth annual Uptime Institute Symposium, May 17-19 in New York. The Awards are open to submissions from all countries and are judged by a committee of independent experts. The deadline to submit for the GEIT Awards is March 1.

“Now in their third year, the GEIT Awards highlight those companies truly leading innovation in energy efficiency across the globe,” said Andy Lawrence, Research Director, Eco-Efficient IT, at The 451 Group (parent company of Uptime Institute) and Conference Program Director for the Uptime Institute Symposium. “We invite organizations to submit their case studies, to stand alongside previous winners that have set the pace for greener data centers.”

Co-sponsored by Jones Lang LaSalle, the Institute’s 2010 Green Enterprise IT Awards will recognize companies in the following categories:

  • Audacious Idea
  • IT Innovation
  • Beyond the Data Center
  • Facilities Innovation
  • Data-Center Design
  • Outstanding IT Product
  • Joint IT/Facilities Innovation
  • Outstanding Hosting, Colocation, Cloud or Managed Services
  • Outstanding Facilities Product

Winners will be showcased at Symposium 2010 Winners receive a platform to share their experience and insights at the Symposium, as well as significant internal and external recognition through media coverage of the Awards.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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