Environmental Sustainability at Tech·Ed Europe 2009

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Environmental Sustainability at Tech·Ed Europe 2009

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This year’s Tech•Ed Europe 2009 in Berlin, Germany (November 9-13) will for the first time have a Green IT virtual track that covers a spectrum of Microsoft technologies that you can use to improve efficiency, save money and reduce your organization’s impact on the environment. Some of the sessions available include:

· Application Models for Utility Computing

· Windows 7: The Power Management Workout!

· Smart Metering As an Enabler for Home Automation and Customer Interaction

· Microsoft Data Centers: From Buildings to Building Blocks

· Microsoft's Mission for Efficient Data Centers

· Virtualization 360: Microsoft Virtualization Strategy, Products, and Solutions for the New Economy

· What's New in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager: SP1, R2, and R3

· Microsoft System Center and the Green Client

· Microsoft Visio 2010: A New Generation of the Tool for Corporate Diagramming and Greening

· Planning for Windows Server 2008 R2, Virtualization and Server Consolidation with Windows Server Solution Accelerators

· Storage and Hyper-V: The Choices You Can Make and the Things You Need to Know

· Power Efficiency and Power Management with Windows Server 2008 R2

Additionally, as part of the company’s effort to reduce the impact of our events on the environment, the Tech·Ed Europe event team is implementing a number of more sustainable activities:

· To help reduce water, attendees will receive reusable water bottles to fill at water cooler stations throughout the conference area.

· Recycling bins are being stationed throughout the venue to help divert waste from landfills.

· Sponsors and exhibitors are encouraged to minimize disposable materials they bring to the event and to use recycled and recyclable materials where possible.

· Tech·Ed Europe 2009 will use plasma screens to help reduce waste created by disposable signs.

· Public transport passes will be provided for all people using hotel service for travel between the airport and hotel

For registration to Tech•Ed Europe 2009, please visit here.

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