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Intelligent PC Power Management

Posted in applications, conservation, energy-consumption, pc, personal-computers, power-conservation, power-down, power-management, software on October 16th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Smart power management for personal computers identifies opportunities for power conservation and takes action without negative impacts on systems. …

… “For example, they can locate systems with hibernation disabled and re-enable it. They can shut down applications and save files before powering down the system. ” …

Via InfoWorld: Centralized PC power managers

Green Government IT

Posted in conservation, energy-consumption, government, information-technology, power-down, power-savings on August 27th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

With the size of government, small changes in energy consumption can offer significant savings. …

… “With an estimated cost of $0.10 per kWh, the government could save $23,400 in one night, from an act as simple as pressing off buttons or adjusting power settings. ” …

Via Washington Technology: Green Government

Power IT Down Day

Posted in citrix, computer-equipment, hp-hewlett-packard, intel, microsoft, peripherals, power-analysis, power-consumption, power-down on August 20th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Sign up to power down computer equipment, next week. And, see the impact. …

… “Microsoft joins Citrix, HP and Intel in government and industry efforts to power down computers and peripherals on August 27, 2009. ” …

Via HP: Power IT Down Day

PowerNapping Data Centers

Posted in data-center, energy-efficiency, idle, idling, power-down, power-supply, powernap, server-efficiency on March 5th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Hello. It’s your data center. Yes. I’m taking a nap and powering down. I will get back to you in a few hours. You’ll thank me later. Bye. …

… “The approach includes PowerNap, the plan to put idle servers to sleep, and RAILS, a more efficient power supplying technique. ” …

Via Science Daily: Data Center PowerNap Plan