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Going Green in Wireless Infrastructure: A Framework and Early Assessment

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  • 12 Pages
  • IDC
This publication has been discontinued on July 26, 2013.


This IDC Insight examines the means by which communications vendors are tackling the issue of going green and looks to develop a framework that allows for a more comprehensive and broad-based evaluation of a firm' s efforts — an evaluation that goes beyond the power consumption debate.

Table of Contents

  • IDC Opinion
  • In This Insight
  • Situation Overview
    • Products and Solutions Strategy
    • Corporate Strategy
    • Wireless Infrastructure Vendors: An Early Assessment
      • Ericsson' s Strategic View: Technology as Its Contribution
      • Huawei' s Total Cost of Ownership Emphasis: Four Angles
      • Alcatel-Lucent' s Visionary View: A Holistic Approach
  • Future Outlook
  • Essential Guidance
  • Figure: Global Emissions of CO2 from Fossil Fuels, 1900–2000
  • Figure: Going Green: An Analytical Framework
  • Figure: Wireless Infrastructure Unit Share by Vendor, 3Q09
  • Figure: Ericsson' s Sustainability Focus Areas
  • Figure: Huawei' s Four Angles to Going Green
  • Figure: Alcatel-Lucent' s Three-Pronged Approach
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