Introduction to Powerwise PC Power Management


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Simple, Comprehensive PC Power Management

Going green does not have to put you in the red. Powerwise is innovative, inexpensive and simple to install. It powers up, powers down and powers off your PCs - automatically - to give you maximum energy savings. Save money and the environment.

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Introduction to Powerwise PC Power Management

  1. 1. Powerwise PC Power Management Software PC Power Management Made SimpleCONFIDENTIAL
  2. 2. The FactsPCs & monitors lead inpower consumption.Overall ICT equipmentmakes up about 5.3%of global electricity useand 9.4% of total U.S.electricity demand. Green IT presentation by Tim Miles, May 5, 2010, Office of Technology and Electronic Commerce, US Department of Commerce CONFIDENTIAL
  3. 3. The Facts• Workstations and servers account for roughly 90 % of total businesses’ IT power use (EMA)• The U.S. National average electricity cost for the commercial sector is 9.51cents/kWh, translating into a total average annual cost of $149.10 for each desktop (USDE)• The average PC wastes more than half the energy it consumes (ASE) CONFIDENTIAL
  4. 4. People Are The Problem On average over 50% of a company’s computers are left on when not in use Half of U.S. workers fail to shut down their PCs at the end of the day (Harris Interactive Study) IT maintenance requirements often dictate PCs be left on during off hours Turn off or power down PCs when not in use and save from $25 to $75 per PC per year (US Department of Energy) CONFIDENTIAL
  5. 5. The Solution is Powerwise Powerwise is a centralized power management solution for Windows networks that controls power settings for PCs saving energy and money Powerwise takes over where hardware and operating systems fall short. It powers up, powers down and powers off PCs, or groups of PCs, automatically when not in use - based on activity, time and day of the week Powerwise easily manages after hours maintenance needs by turning PCs on and off to deploy patches or updates anytime of the day or night (7/24)CONFIDENTIAL
  6. 6. Technical Specifications  Windows Server  Microsoft Windows Server 2008  Microsoft Windows Server 2003  Microsoft Windows Server 2000 (SP4) Typically the Powerwise Server can be co-hosted on an existing server. A default Server installation requires approximately 70 MB of disk space & 40 MB of memory  Supported PC Operating Systems  Windows 2000 (sp4), XP, Vista and 7 The Agent requires 9MB disk space & requires approximately 10MB memoryCONFIDENTIAL
  7. 7. Energy Management Profiles  Create Powerwise profiles to define the power options for individuals or groups of PCs  Schedule different power settings to be used at different times of the day  Schedule shutdown and wake-up events to enable remote management of PCs (Example: deploying patches or upgrades)  Configure Powerwise profiles to change how power management is set throughout the day, set the profiles to match the way users workCONFIDENTIAL
  8. 8. Energy Management Profiles You can schedule four different types of eventsScheme ChangeWakeupShutdownDisplayCONFIDENTIAL
  9. 9. Comprehensive Wake-up  The adaptive wake-up technology learns when a computer is used and wakes it up before it’s needed…ensuring PCs are available for use at the start of the day  Web wake-up gives users remote web browser access to office PCs, even if the PC is offline  IT professionals can also use the wake-up technology to schedule normal maintenance activitiesCONFIDENTIAL
  10. 10. User Notifications Warning pop ups Prior to turning off a computer’s display, logging off a user, or powering down a computer, Powerwise can display a warning Notification area If the power usage tray icon is enabled, the user can view summary information for on, idle, and logged off timeCONFIDENTIAL
  11. 11. Reporting  Powerwise provides comprehensive reports to manage energy consumption, cost, efficiency and CO2 emissions  Comprehensive reporting capability can be at the network, PC or user level  Easy to analyze reports detail and summarize energy power saving events and performanceCONFIDENTIAL
  12. 12. ReportingMonthly Management Reports Summary Report Carbon Report Energy Report Financial Report Efficiency Report Daily Usage by Group Report & Computer Details ReportCONFIDENTIAL
  13. 13. Energy Savings CalculatorDetermine potential savings - use the Energy Savings Calculator CONFIDENTIAL
  14. 14. Summary  Save $25 to $75 per year on every PC on a network(s)  Going Green does not have to put a company in the red. Invest in Powerwise and calculate the ROI in months  Powerwise is flexible and scalable enough to be used in a business, healthcare facility, local or state governments, non- profits, schools, etc. of any size • Extend equipment life, reduce cooling costs, increase worker productivityCONFIDENTIAL
  15. 15. Thank You For Your Interest Contact Your Reseller or Service Provider for more Information or Contact Us www.Powerwiseusa.comCONFIDENTIAL