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Uptime Institute Extends Application Deadline for 2013 Green Enterprise IT Awards

Data center owners and vendors of all sizes – and from all countries – encouraged to submit case studies of innovation in energy productivity and resource efficiency

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Uptime Institute, a division of The 451 Group, today announced that it is extending the application deadline for its 2013 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Awards competition. The GEIT Awards recognize projects, ideas and products that significantly improve energy productivity and resource use in IT.

Under the new deadline, completed applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM ET, February 8, 2013. Click here to learn more about the application process, or visit .

Uptime Institute's GEIT Awards, now in their sixth year, are judged by an international committee of independent experts in a double-blind review process. The 2013 application forms and categories reflect an emphasis on converged digital infrastructure, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and improved resource efficiency in energy, water, and carbon use.

The competition is open to applicants in all countries. Award winners will be celebrated and invited to present case studies of their cutting-edge innovations at Uptime Institute Symposium 2013 in Santa Clara, CA, on May 13-16, 2013.

On January 16, Uptime Institute will host a webinar to discuss the purpose and benefits of the GEIT Awards program and how to apply for a GEIT Award.

Webinar Details:

  • Title: Get recognized for your Green IT initiatives
  • Date: January 16, 2013
  • Time:  12:00 noon ET
  • Presenters
    • Matt Stansberry, Director of Content and Publications and Program Director, Uptime Institute Symposium 2013, Uptime Institute
    • Andy Lawrence, Research Vice-President for Datacenter Technologies and Eco-Efficient IT, 451 Research
    • Sandra Vail, Program Manager, Uptime Institute Green Enterprise IT Awards, Uptime Institute


About Uptime Institute

Uptime Institute provides independent thought leadership, certification, education and professional services for the global digital infrastructure industry. It serves all industry stakeholders, including enterprise and third-party data center owners and operators, manufacturers, service providers and engineers. Through Uptime Institute Professional Services, Uptime Institute delivers due diligence assessments and Certifications of site infrastructure and site management in accordance with the Tier and Operational Sustainability Standards.

Uptime Institute is a division of The 451 Group. Headquartered in New York, with offices in key locations, including San Francisco, Washington DC, London, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Sao Paulo, Dubai and Singapore, The 451 Group also owns 451 Research, a leading technology-industry syndicated research and data service focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation, and Yankee Group, the preeminent research and advisory firm equipping companies to profit in a mobile world.

Media Contact:
Lynn Schwartz
Newsmaker Group for The 451 Group

Uptime Institute and Symposium Contact:
Matt Stansberry