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Internet Evolution Launches New Green IT Video Tutorial

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Internet Evolution (http://www.internetevolution.com), TechWeb's groundbreaking Web 2.0 site dedicated to investigating the future of the Internet, today launched a new interactive Green IT Tutorial. Green (environmentally sustainable) technology is one of the most critical and complex issues now facing IT professionals and CIOs.

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Internet Evolution (http://www.internetevolution.com), TechWeb's groundbreaking Web 2.0 site dedicated to investigating the future of the Internet, today launched a new interactive Green IT Tutorial. Green (environmentally sustainable) technology is one of the most critical and complex issues now facing IT professionals and CIOs.

Click here to view Internet Evolution's Green IT Tutorial: http://www.internetevolution.com/tutorial_greenit.asp

Internet Evolution's Green IT Tutorial is presented using a custom designed multimedia tutorial player, which seamlessly integrates video and audio with loads of other supporting information – such as educational white papers, informational graphics, and detailed PowerPoint presentations.

The videos themselves are divided in a Q&A format that allows IT professionals to drill down into only the issues that interest them. Each video tutorial segment provides the kind of comprehensive education that IT professionals and enterprises need in order to formulate a plan that both reduces the carbon footprint of their data centers and IT infrastructures, while saving them huge sums of money.

Some of the questions answered in the comprehensive tutorial include: What is Green IT? What are the IT challenges and benefits that drive demand for Green IT? What role can virtualization play in reducing the carbon footprint of data centers? What impact does green IT have on data center design?

Green IT tutor, Rick Thompson, co-founder of Greentech Media, details the scope of these problems with hard facts and numbers and also offers solutions and guidelines on implementing green technology best practices. "Green IT is much more than efficient servers, and represents an enormous market opportunity once it's fully understood," says Thompson. "Combining aspects of data center design, best practices, new technologies, and, ultimately, renewable sources of energy, Green IT will emerge as the next critical step in the evolution of enterprise computing."

More Tutorials to Come …

The Green IT Tutorial is the first in a series of tutorials planned by Internet Evolution focusing on critical Internet issues impacting IT departments and the folks who work in them. The next tutorial, scheduled for July, focuses on Botnets.

About Internet Evolution

Internet Evolution (http://www.internetevolution.com) hosts more than 100 world-famous Internet experts – such as Kevin Mitnick, once the most-wanted computer hacker in the world; Dr. Lawrence Roberts, inventor of packet switching, and one of the world's foremost authorities on telecom network architectures; Jack Uldrich, futurist, scholar, and author; Craig Newmark, the founder of Craigslist.com; David Weinberger, technologist and co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto; Howard Schmidt, former White House cybersecurity adviser; and Norman J. Ornstein, political scientist and a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) – all of whom are addressing today's critical socio-economic issues within its ThinkerNet blogosphere. Internet Evolution also offers broadcast-quality broadband video documentaries and interviews; investigative reports; and user-generated content facilitated via the latest Web 2.0 technology.

About Greentech Media

Greentech Media is an integrated online media company designed to deliver the highest-quality content in the greentech industry, whether it is research, news, or critical networking events. Greentech Media is headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., New England's educational- and technology-innovation center, with operations in New York City and San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.greentechmedia.com.

About TechWeb

TechWeb (http://techweb.com/aboutus), the global leader in business technology media, is an innovative business focused on serving the needs of technology decision-makers and marketers worldwide. TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed media brands in the business technology market. Today, more than 13.3 million* business technology professionals actively engage in our communities created around our global face-to-face events, Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat, and VoiceCon; online resources such as the TechWeb Network, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise, InformationWeek.com, bMighty.com, and The Financial Technology Network; and the market leading, award-winning InformationWeek, TechNet Magazine, MSDN Magazine, and Wall Street & Technology magazines. TechWeb also provides end-to-end services including next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, research, and analyst services. TechWeb is a division of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

*13.3 million business decision-makers: based on number of monthly connections

Contact Amy Averbook TechWeb's Internet Evolution 212-925-0020 x112 averbook@lightreading.com

SOURCE Internet Evolution

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