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Hype Cycle for Green IT and Sustainability in India, 2014

Published: 04 August 2014

ID: G00263549

Analyst(s): Ganesh Ramamoorthy


Indian organizations are moving beyond corporate social responsibility as a philanthropic activity, via integration with their core business operations. Eventually, organizational commitment and government regulations will drive adoption of green and sustainable technology and practices in India.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • New Additions and Changes to the Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Carbon Capture and Sequestration
    • Smart Home Appliances
    • Smart City Framework
    • Ecolabels and Footprints
    • Carbon Market
    • Building-Integrated PV Solar Systems
    • Environmental, Health and Safety Applications
    • Microgrids
    • LED Lighting
    • Water Management
    • Advanced Metering Infrastructure
    • Home and Consumer Energy Management Solutions
    • Internet of Things
    • Cooling Management Techniques
    • OLED Technology
    • Enterprisewide Carbon and Energy Management Software Applications
    • Server Power Capping
  • At the Peak
    • Facilities Energy Management
    • Extreme Low-Energy Servers
    • Hosted Virtual Desktops
    • Life Cycle Assessment Tools and Sustainable Design PLM
    • CSR Reporting Tools
    • Machine-to-Machine Communication Services
    • Sustainability Business Operations Consulting Services
    • E-Waste Disposal and Recycling
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Distributed Power Generation
    • Green Data Center
    • Managed Print Services
    • VM Energy Management Tools
    • Advanced Server Energy Monitoring Tools
    • Wind Power Generation
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Solar Energy Technology
    • Data Deduplication
    • Location-Aware Applications
    • In-Rack Cooling
  • Entering the Plateau
    • WAN Optimization Controllers
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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