We've seen Intel, IBM, Sun Microsystems, and others tout servers and other products that consume less energy than their predecessors. Now the consultants will get into the act.
Green IT consulting will mushroom into a $4.8 billion industry by 2013, according to Forrester Research. The firm polled 130 companies and found that only six used a green IT service provider, but that 6 percent more were planning on it, and another 18 percent were considering it.
Some of the beneficiaries could be firms like Accenture, Deloitte, and EDS, which will start to provide holistic advice on energy efficiency … Read more