Computing & Communications
(Green ICT / Green IT)
It’s a good thing for the environment and for your pocket
We all use and comprehend the word ‘Green’ (environmental
perspective) in many and varied ways, but what does it actually
mean to us and its relevance to computing & communications
Well designed and manufactured ICT products should significantly
impact and improve quality of life as well as provide
significant business (customer) benefits, a concept that
Technology Ten has undertaken as a key business strategy.
The right type of ICT solutions will not only provide
significant benefit to people and business, but also help create
a cleaner environment by replacement of more environmentally
real terms, modern ICT has a significant role in helping improve
all these areas. Modern ICT systems rely upon a mix of people,
networks, hardware and software, and must cope in addressing
increasingly sophisticated problems.
ICT manufacturers do vary greatly in their design and
manufacture and thus there environmental efficiency and the
business benefits provided, they are not all the same.
We do things differently at Technology Ten.
simple relationship table on some of the questions we ask
ourselves when developing a product and the results Technology
Ten endeavours to achieve.
People & Environment
Providing for people as individuals and as collective
whole. The maintenance of the environment is a key
The needs of business to remain competitive and generate
growth & profit.
Improve quality of life from use of product with reduced
Is the product really needed?
Return on Investment (ROI).
Telephone Call Recorders for example help provide the
following the benefits:
Track and correct customer related issues (sales,
contract, orders and Quality assurance of your staff)
Reduced litigation, by confirming verbal
contracts and instructions.
Improve business from telephone sales and help
desk staff via call quality and assurance assessment
Avoid confusion, do not rely on vague memory
recollections of calls.
The prime technology towards paperless office and
all the environmental and business benefits this
provides. Our server based recorders can even record
faxes, never loose that paper based instruction or order
Reduced power and air-conditioning costs.
Energy efficient design.
Our systems are low power designs which generate lower
wasted heat. Furthermore all our products are designed
to operate in ambient temperatures, air-conditioning is
not a necessity.
Reduced redundancy and obsolescence of product.
Purchase cost amortised over a much longer period.
Long product life.
Industrial grade server components commonly used
to help ‘future proof’ as best as possible.
Reliability and scalability are key selection
Reduced cost of ownership
Lower purchase cost
Reduction of electronic waste by providing
Multiple product models to suite specific requirements,
however incorporating a common architecture to provide
future expansion needs.
Effective and efficient design and material selection.
Increased use of recyclable material.
Reliable operation, minimal business disruption.
Low ongoing costs.
Reliability is designed into a product and cannot be
tacked on later. Nor do we intentionally design in a
predetermined level of product life or reliability. We
do NOT assume premature product failure by offering
maintenance contracts along with product purchase
offers. As is our confidence in our products
reliability we DO provide FREE support and full parts
and labour waranty.
Here are some
interesting and useful Green WEB sites:
by area or product to find a local recycling centre for
computers and a range of other items.
www.mobilemuster.com.au depository for unwanted mobile
www.storyofstuff.com an interesting perspective on whole
of product material process cycle.
www.greenpc.com.au/background another locally based reuse
and recycle organisation. Start one yourself in your local
www.carbonoffsetwatch.org.au carbon emissions offsets
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