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Q.  I've expected to build my career in the Information Technology (IT) industry, and now I'm hearing about the GREEN IT industry. I'm confused. Have you heard details about that?

Ans. According to Comp TIA, the leading trade association for that industry
Green IT is knowing how to use techniques  that address environmental issues such as disposal, preserving power, reducing an organization's carbon footprint and calculating the return on investment involved in implementing green IT initiatives. In March CompTIA announced that its first specialized exam in the Comp TIA Strata certificate program now is available worldwide. . For information, go to

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