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 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.
On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.
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