Astaro joins The Green Grid

April 16, 2008

Burlington, Mass., April 16, -- Astaro Corporation, a vendor of integrated security appliances, today announced it has joined The Green Grid, a global consortium dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems. As a General Member, Astaro will collaborate with other members to improve and promote efficiency in network security.

“With more companies concerned about the effects their business’ practices are having on the environment, Astaro is proud to be part of an organization working to progress green computing to the next level,” said Jan Hichert, CEO at Astaro. “Through collaborative developments and idea sharing enabled by The Green Grid, we hope to provide organizations with more energy-efficient security solutions while ensuring they understand that this does not need to come at the expense of compromising their network security or increasing costs.”

The Green Grid seeks to provide industry-wide recommendations on best practices, metrics and technologies that will improve overall data center and business computing energy efficiencies. By joining The Green Grid, Astaro is helping influence both developers and end users. For more information on The Green Grid visit