Top Green-IT Companies and Vendors


Green computing promises an enormous win for IT: a chance to save money -- and the environment. Many companies are trying to go greener, but a few truly stand out. Here are the top 12 green user companies, as well as the green dozen IT vendors. For more on the winning users, see the profile stories on each (links below).

The 2008 Top 12 Green-IT Users

1. Highmark Inc.

Harrisburg, Pa. 2. Discovery Communications LLC

Silver Spring, Md. 3. First National of Nebraska Inc.

Omaha 4. Perkins+Will Inc.

Chicago 5. Snohomish Public Utility District

Everett, Wash. 6. World Wildlife Fund

Washington 7. Austin Energy

Austin 8. WellPoint Inc.

Indianapolis 9. Ryder System Inc.

Miami 10. Marriott International Inc.

Bethesda, Md. 11. Monsanto Co.

St. Louis 12. Wachovia Corp.

Charlotte, N.C.

The Top 12 Green-IT Vendors

1 . IBM

Armonk, N.Y. 2. BT Group PLC

London 3. Qualcomm Inc.

San Diego 4. Aplicor Inc.

Boca Raton, Fla. 5. Fujitsu America Inc.

Sunnyvale, Calif. 6. Microsoft Corp.

Redmond, Wash. 7. Hewlett-Packard Co.

Palo Alto, Calif. 8. Network Appliance Inc.

Sunnyvale, Calif. 9. Other World Computing

Woodstock, Ill. 10. Verizon Wireless

Basking Ridge, N.J. 11. Computer Sciences Corp.

Falls Church, Va. 12. Sun Microsystems Inc.

Santa Clara, Calif.

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