Half of employees don’t always power down their PC at night according to research by the Alliance to Save Energy (49% in the US, 48% in the UK and 43% in Germany).
IT Asset Management vendors are moving fast to meet the current strong demand for lower carbon emissions and power costs. Implementing power policies and procedures could be a quick win to save energy, lighten the carbon statement and support your company ‘Green’ projects.
This video is an example of some of the features included in a power management tool. PowerStudio from Certero applies policies and profiles across all desktops to save documents and perform standby, hibernation, shutdown and automatic start up for night time maintenance.
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About Martin Thompson
Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.
He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.
Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).
When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.
Connect with Martin on LinkedIn.