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Hype Cycle for Green IT and Sustainability in India, 2013

Published: 30 July 2013

ID: G00251343

Analyst(s): Ganesh Ramamoorthy


While businesses and investors in India are slowly waking up to green and sustainability issues, policymakers in the government are clearly pushing for changes that will likely set the tone for green and sustainable, low-carbon economic growth in the country in the coming years.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Carbon Capture and Sequestration
    • Hybrid Electric Vehicles
    • Smart Home Appliances
    • Advanced Metering Infrastructure
    • Carbon Market
    • Ecolabels and Footprints
    • Building-Integrated PV Solar Systems
    • Environmental, Health and Safety Applications
    • Intelligent Transportation Systems
    • LED Usage in Street and Area Lighting
    • Microgrids
    • Server Power Capping
    • Home and Consumer Energy Management Solutions
    • Cooling Management Techniques
    • OLED Technology
    • Extreme Low-Energy Servers
    • Intelligent Lamppost
    • Enterprisewide Carbon and Energy Management Software Applications
  • At the Peak
    • Life Cycle Assessment Tools and Sustainable Design PLM
    • Machine-to-Machine Communication Services
    • CSR Reporting Tools
    • Hosted Virtual Desktops
    • Sustainability Business Operations Consulting Services
    • E-Waste Disposal and Recycling
    • Water Management
    • Managed Print Services
    • Distributed Power Generation
    • Solar-Powered Mobile Devices
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Liquefied Natural Gas
    • Free Cooling (Economizers)
    • Biomass Electricity
    • VM Energy Management Tools
    • Energy-Efficient Ethernet
    • Advanced Server Energy Monitoring Tools
    • Solar Energy Technology
    • Unified Communications — India
    • In-Rack Cooling Systems
    • Wind Power Generation
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Data Deduplication
    • Location-Aware Applications
    • Video Telepresence — India
    • WAN Optimization Controllers
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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