Government regulations such as carbon tax . 5 What was the approach used by Softener to adopt Green IT? Answer A multi-tiered ,multi -tenant storage platform . A secure , scalable and customer partitioned network layers , capable of incorporating high touch embedded services . Improved power usage effectiveness Hough low - power draw equipment and sophisticated rack cooling systems to circulate water The ability to remotely specify hardware requirements and provide access to their custom - designed solution within minutes Further Reading Read "Business Basics. UDF", under "Additional Resources" label on Model, to provide you with a basic understanding of business. References: Balkan, Philips, Lynch & Blakely (2013), Business Driven Information Systems (Australian/New Zealand 2nd edition).