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Macquarie University has decided to us virtualized desktops in their student labs. The project is called iLab and will allow students to use the VMware View Client applications on Windows, Mac and linux PC’s.The iLab would be like a personal computer laboratory  on the internet. This would be useful for students who do not need hands-on technologies […]

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Greener Data Centres

With two Data Centres at ANU, we are looking at every possible effort to reduce energy consumption of these two areas of the university. The Data Centres at ANU consume around 11% of the overall electricity load. The facility managers of the data centres, Dave Hardwicke and Geoff Barlow work continuously to maintain uptime and […]

Filed under: Enterprise Green ICT

Deakin University launched an “Eco IT Service Management” project into the organisation. This would aim to further improve their business processes and embed the IT culture of sustainability into the rest of the organization. Deakin University has adopted the eco-ITSM model through which it will adopt more videoconferencing facilities, reduce energy consumption and green procurement […]

Monash University runs a Green IT Program which has improved their ITS performance and also reduced their carbon footprint . In 2009, Monash University, RMIT and the University of Melbourne signed an agreement to share a Green Data Centre , which has significantly reduced the carbon emissions of Monash and also helped them to streamline […]

Filed under: Enterprise Green ICT

The Green Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Project is an initiative by The Australian National University to make the ICT infrastructure and services on campus more sustainable.  This includes reducing the energy use of ICT infrastructure, using ICT to improve energy efficiency across the University as well as lowering the environmental impact of the life […]

Filed under: Current initiatives

Updated:  15 June 2011/ Responsible Officer:  Director, Facilities & Services Division/ Page Contact:  Systems and Information Technology