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IT Power Management Summit: Webinar Presentation Materials

ENERGY STAR and Climate Savers logosAn educational webinar brought to you by The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR Program and The Climate Savers Computing Initiative was held on March 30, 2009 and attended by over 200 people. This comprehensive webinar provided an overview of the advantages of activating sleep setting on computers in an organization. The session included a first look at new Forrester Research data on PC power management practices within enterprise IT. Additionally, speakers from Microsoft, EPA and Verizon addressed:

  • 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

Summit Presentation Recordings

  • Download Microsoft Office Live Meeting archive (viewable in your web browser) [ZIP] (19.6MB)

    After you download the ZIP file, extract the files (e.g., to your desktop), and then click the “Start.htm” file in the “Mar 30 09.05 CSCI-EPA Power Management Virtual Summit” subdirectory to begin see the presentation with full audio.

Webinar Materials

  • IT Energy Waste: A Summary of Financial, Operational and Environmental Impacts Download this Slide Deck PDF (187KB)
    Speakers: Pat Tiernan, Executive Director of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative
  • Benefits of Enterprise-Wide IT Power Management Download this Slide Deck PDF (282KB)
    Speakers: Steve Ryan, Program Manager, ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Campaign
  • Traditional Barriers to Deploying Enterprise-Wide IT Power Management Download this Slide Deck PDF (886KB)
    Speaker: Doug Washburn, Analyst at Forrester Research
  • Solutions: Best Practices for Overcoming Barriers, Reducing Energy Costs and Delivering IT Value Download this Slide Deck PDF (953KB)
    • Overview of current best practices for automating sleep and wake capabilities on computer networks, including free/open source solutions.
      Speaker: Mike Walker, President at Beacon Consultants
    • Real-world implementation case studies, demonstrating a wide variety of IT power management challenges and solutions, and resulting benefits.
      Speakers: Mike Walker, President at Beacon Consultants; David Korn, Principal at The Cadmus Group, Inc.; Chris Maylor, Director of Systems Architecture at Verizon; Marco Sanchez, Network Administrator at the City of Miami; Jack Mulliken, Systems Analyst at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Call to Action: Suggested Next Steps and Resources Download this Slide Deck PDF (88KB)
    Speakers: Steve Ryan, Program Manager, ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Campaign and Pat Tiernan, Executive Director of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative