Just published! A colleague/friend of ours – Mark Pohto – has been working on server consolidation issues and the environmental costs of IT (it's an eye opening article!!!). And, the article "Green IT in Practice: SQL Server Consolidation in Microsoft IT" came out recently:
Here's the link to the The Architecture Journal you can see all of their content (it's a quarterly publication from Microsoft – which I didn't even know)
Here's a link to the article: Green IT in Practice: SQL Server Consolidation in Microsoft IT here.
And, you can even request a free print version of it online… but, that's not very green?! :)