44% of IT decision makers consider green issues

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From Enterprise IT Planet’s green news roundup, two items of interest to us HPC types

Eaton Corporation announces the release of Eaton Power Xpert Reporting Software that helps IT managers benchmark energy usage in their data centers, allowing energy and cost savings opportunities to be quickly identified and implemented.

A new study commissioned by Microsoft suggests that only 44 percent of IT decision makers feel that green technology is a factor in final decisions regarding data centers.

So their spin on this is that 44% is a small fraction of the total; I actually think its quite large, certainly larger than I would have expected. Of course, these are enterprise IT decision makers, not HPC datacenter managers.