Climate Savers Computing – IT Power Management Summit

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There are currently over 1 billion PCs in deployment globally and 2.25 billion expected by 2015 1

The average desktop PC in use today wastes nearly half the power it pulls from the wall 2

A recording of this event is available in the Climate Savers Computing Press Room under the Video/Audio section.

Join The Climate Savers Computing Initiative and the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for
a free,
educational webinar designed to raise awareness
of the benefits and savings associated with enterprise power management

Date: March 30, 2009
Time: 12-2pm ET / 9-11am PT

The session will include a first look at new Forrester Research data on PC power management practices within enterprise IT. Additionally, the webinar will address:

  • Opportunities to eliminate energy waste and save money/carbon
  • Implementation obstacles and how to overcome them
  • Best practices from companies who have already successfully implemented power management

Who Should Attend:
If you are a CIO, VP of Infrastructure and Operations, Network Administrator, Desktop Administrator, Energy Manager, Sustainability Manager or Facility Manager, please join us for this two-hour session.

Additional Benefit of Attendance:
All attendees of the IT Power Management Summit will receive a free copy of the Forrester Research report titled "How Much Money Are Your Idle PCs Wasting?" – a $279 value. Attendees will receive information on how to retrieve the report at the end of the webinar.


  • IT Energy Waste: A Summary of Financial, Operational and Environmental Impacts
    • Speakers: Pat Tiernan, executive director of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative
  • Benefits of Enterprise-Wide IT Power Management
  • Traditional Barriers to Deploying Enterprise-Wide IT Power Management
  • Solutions: Best Practices for Overcoming Barriers, Reducing Energy Costs and Delivering IT Value
    • Overview of current best practices for automating sleep and wake capabilities on computer networks, including free/open source solutions. Speaker: Doug Washburn, analyst at Forrester
    • Real-world implementation case studies, demonstrating a wide variety of IT power management challenges and solutions and resulting benefits. Speakers: Mike Walker, president of Beacon Consultants; David Korn, principal of The Cadmus Group; Chris Mayor, director of systems architecture at Verizon Services Organization; and Jim Osteen, assistant director of IT, and Marco Sanchez, network administrator at the City of Miami
  • Call to Action: Suggested Next Steps and Resources
    • Speakers: Steve Ryan, program manager, ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Campaign, and Pat Tiernan, executive director of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative
  • Q&A: Ask Our Panel of Experts

To register for this event, please complete the fields below and click ‘Submit.’ Meeting space is limited; be sure to RSVP as soon as possible.

To Register

Virtually all PCs support power management – but only 5 to 10% of U.S. organizations use this feature.3 Register now for this free session to get the information you need to begin deploying power management within your organization.

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