Green Tech Tips From Microsoft For Large Organizations

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Green Tech Tips From Microsoft For Large Organizations

  1. 1. talks! Green Tech Tips from Microsoft for Large Organizations Audio is only available by calling this number: Sponsored by Conference Call: 866-740-1260; Access Code: 6339392
  2. 2. Using ReadyTalk • Chat & raise hand • Mute = *6, Unmute = *7 • If you lose your internet connection, reconnect using the link emailed to you. • If you lose your phone connection, re-dial the phone number and re- join. • ReadyTalk support: 800-843-9166 Green Tech Tips from Microsoft for Large Organizations Conference Call: 866-740-1260 Access Code: 6339392
  3. 3. You are being recorded… • This seminar will be available on the TechSoup website along with past webinar presentations: • www.techsoup.org/go/webinars • You will receive a link to this presentation, material and links. • After the webinar, you can ask follow-up questions in the Emerging Technologies Forum in the TechSoup community: • tinyurl.com/ykkm9vd Green Tech Tips from Microsoft for Large Organizations Conference Call: 866-740-1260 Access Code: 6339392
  4. 4. talks! Green Tech Tips from Microsoft for Large Organizations Francois Ajenstat Steve Lippman Sponsored by fajensta@microsoft.com stevelip@microsoft.com Microsoft Corporation Microsoft Corporation
  5. 5. Today’s Speakers Francois Steve Anna Ajenstat Lippman Jaeger Microsoft Microsoft TechSoup Answering chat questions: Jim Lynch, Becky Wiegand & Kami Griffiths (TechSoup) Green Tech Tips from Microsoft for Large Organizations Conference Call: 866-740-1260 Access Code: 6339392
  6. 6. Francois Ajenstat Steve Lippman fajensta@microsoft.com stevelip@microsoft.com Microsoft Corporation Microsoft Corporation
  7. 7. “Green IT has reached critical mass. “Enterprise PCs are wasting money. Virtually all the companies we Far too many organizations leave surveyed (97 percent) economic and environmental are discussing their value on the table by not Green strategy.” reducing PC-related Symantec, May 2009 energy costs.” Forrester, December 2008 “Transformation in the “IT's role will increasingly way people and businesses be about applying the use technology could reduce technology to create more- annual man-made global energy-efficient, less- emissions by 15 per cent by 2020 carbon-intensive business and deliver energy efficiency savings to models, enterprises, value chains, global businesses of over EUR 500 products and services with reduced billion [GBP 400 billion/USD 800 environmental impact.” billion].” Gartner, April 2009 The Climate Group, June 2008
  8. 8. REDUCING MANAGING RETHINKING energy demands energy and business practices environmental footprint …while improving the bottom line
  9. 9. Business is challenged Microsoft offers… to…
  10. 10. Reduce Power Consumption with Built-In Power Management Windows 7 opportunities: Reduce overall power consumption Provide better tools for IT to manage power consumption Enhanced experience for mobile users Gain power savings of up to 10% over earlier operating system versions on the same workload Centralize client/server power management with Group Policy “Power management software can reduce a PC’s power consumption by 80 percent, allowing companies to save between $25 - $75 per desktop PC.” PC Energy Report 2007: United States, 1E
  11. 11. Refurbished computers Notebooks over Desktops Rely on standards (EPEAT and Energy Star 5.0) Power management—Windows 7, Edison and other free tools
  12. 12. Increase Utilization/Reduce the Number of Physical Machines Gain multiple virtual servers for the energy/power cost of one physical server 12% utilization 11% 6% utilization utilization 18% utilization 80% utilization 13% 5% utilization utilization 3% utilization 2% utilization 3% utilization 7% utilization “The effective use of virtualization can reduce server energy consumption by up to 82% and floor space by 85%.” Gartner, Inc., November 2008
  13. 13. Simplify planning process for operating system migrations Gather performance metrics from computers being considered for virtualization Determine servers that can be de-commissioned Use top 10 business practices: Reduce energy consumption, waste, and costs Increase efficiency and return on investment (ROI) http://www.microsoft.com/environment/our _commitment/articles/datacenter_bp.aspx
  14. 14. Business is challenged Microsoft offers… to…
  15. 15. Centralize Control of Energy Consumption Optimize resources and reduce energy consumption with Group Policy management and centralized reporting/control Use centralized software to manage: Both physical and virtual environments Across data centers, desktops, and devices OPERATIONS Find “unused” servers by monitoring MANAGEMENT performance over time VIRTUAL MACHINE Consolidate and virtualize MANAGEMENT CONFIGURATION Enable power profiles; access compliance MANAGEMENT reporting, asset information CAPACITY PLANNING Right-size your hardware
  16. 16. Analyze Operations and Monitor Goals Streamline data collection for key environmental performance indicators:  Direct energy consumption  Indirect energy consumption  Greenhouse gas emissions from the total energy consumption  Greenhouse gas emissions from standard business practices Analyze status of environmental sustainability initiatives Share performance broadly across the organization
  17. 17. Business is challenged Microsoft offers… to…
  18. 18. Reduce Travel, Commuting, and Office Space Requirements Replace travel and commuting for meetings or training with Web/ videoconferencing Support tele- and remote workers with portals, social computing, and document workspaces “... if a significant number of people worked from home more than three days a week, this could lead to energy savings of 20-50%...” The Climate Group, 2008
  19. 19. Streamline Processes with a Paperless Office Take paper-based processes online Increase efficiency of data gathering Deliver messaging, collaboration, and business process capabilities with online services Manage notes electronically rather than with paper
  20. 20. Reduce the Carbon and Energy Impact of Your Server Room Reduce server workload/energy consumption with cloud services Maximize efficiency and sustainability with one of the world’s top data center operators
  21. 21. MANAGING REDUCING energy and RETHINKING energy demands environmental business practices footprint  Desktop power  Centralized systems  Unified communications management management  Collaboration  Server power  Dashboards  Electronic forms management  Custom reports  Digital note-taking  Virtualization  Online services
  22. 22. No cost and saves you money instantly Set power management on your computer/s Turn off your computer at night Some cost, but should save you money w/in a year Order a smart power strip Commit to buying refurbished or EPEAT gold or silver hardware. Enhance Your Impact Spread the word - Tell 5 of your friends and colleagues how to set power management on their computers Join Climate Savers Computing Initiative
  23. 23. Unpower Yourself! www.techsoup.org/greentech/energy November 2 - 20
  24. 24. © 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. This presentation is for informational purposes only. Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, in this summary. Microsoft, Windows Vista, and Your potential. Our passion. are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Microsoft Corporation • One Microsoft Way • Redmond, WA 98052-6399 • USA
  25. 25. Continue the Discussion… • Ask follow-up questions in the Emerging Technologies Forum in the TechSoup community: • tinyurl.com/ykkm9vd Green Tech Tips from Microsoft for Large Organizations Conference Call: 866-740-1260 Access Code: 6339392
  26. 26. Get the Most Out of TechSoup • At TechSoup, you’ll find a range of technology services to help your nonprofit: • Read helpful articles in our Learning Center • Request donated software, hardware, and online services • Join our community forums to learn from your colleagues • Browse upcoming events and conferences Green Tech Tips from Microsoft for Large Organizations Conference Call: 866-740-1260 Access Code: 6339392
  27. 27. Thank you to our Webinar Sponsor! ReadyTalk offers dedicated product demos for TechSoup organizations 4 times per week: Monday 1:00 pm Mountain Standard Time (MST) Wednesday 9:00 am MST Thursday 1:00 pm MST Friday 9:00 am MST Green Tech Tips from Microsoft for Large Organizations Conference Call: 866-740-1260 Access Code: 6339392
  28. 28. talks! Thank you! For more information contact: Anna Jaeger, ajaeger@techsoup.org

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