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Case Study:


Arup (NightWatchman)

Leading structural engineering firm makes savings equivalent to the annual greenhouse emissions of 81 modern passenger vehicles or the energy use of 40 homes in one year.

Arup (Shopping)

User self-service provisioning of applications and services through 1E Shopping, the enterprise app store, avoids unnecessary spend on help desk costs and frees up the IT team for core tasks.

Aviva

The world’s sixth largest insurer cuts costs and reduces CO2 footprint by 4,138 tonnes with NightWatchman Enterprise PC power management.

Cost avoidance of $445,000 to buy new servers

A North American aerospace company upgrades to Microsoft SCCM 2012 with 1E Nomad, and consolidates the number of Primary Sites to two to create impressive savings

Kiwibank

PC power management saves Kiwibank up to NZ$24,570 in energy costs, reduces energy use by 163,800 kWh and reduces CO2 emissions by 32 tonnes in the first year.

Nomad reduces SCCM running costs by $9.8 million

Leading learning company chooses Nomad to operate SCCM 2012 for its estate of 32,000 PCs in the most cost-effective manner, and reduces number of system management servers to just six

Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health Foundation Trust

Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health Foundation Trust proves green IT policies can work by deploying NightWatchman the PC Power Management solution from 1E to help lower bills.

Park Hill

Park Hill School District deploys shopping to empower users through self-service software store which handles more than 500 user-initiated requests every month.

Parker (NightWatchman)

As part of an enterprise-wide systems management initiative, Parker partnered with 1E to eliminate the need for 458 servers, reduce help desk demands and cut power costs with PC power

Parker (Shopping)

Parker partnered with 1E and deployed Shopping, the enterprise app store, reducing help desk demand and vastly improving the time it takes for users to download and use new software.

Pedcor

Housing developer Pedcor completes OS deployment in a few weeks using automated systems management solution to deploy Windows 8 and Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) to multiple locations.

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

A compelling business case for automated switch-off of PCs persuaded Princess Alexandra Hospital to deploy NightWatchman from 1E, resulting in cost savings and reduced carbon footprint.

Robust and reliable infrastructure upgrade

A UK police force depends on Nomad for its migration from SMS 2003 to Microsoft SCCM 2012 and looks to do the same for a zero-touch Windows migration.

Saint-Gobain

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (ConfigMgr) in conjunction with Nomad used to deploy software patches and upgrades to 100,000 desktops across 6000 branch offices

Sasol

AppClarity reclaims unused applications to become compliant and save money via Software License Optimization, and NightWatchman Enterprise fulfills green IT initiative with PC power management.

Self-service Access to Applications

Automated process provided by Shopping, the enterprise app store, alleviates pressure from the IT helpdesk and in 12 months a large pharmaceutical company made savings of more than $5 million.

Software License Optimization

Within eight weeks of deploying AppClarity, a North American insurance company sees savings of nearly a third of a million dollars through software license optimization.

Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority

Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority halves PC energy use with NightWatchman and increases energy efficiency of Authority’s entire PC estate

Syngenta

Syngenta uses self-service portal to handle 3700 requests a month, saving the company $148,000 a month in helpdesk calls, equivalent to $1,776,000 annually.

Unum

Shopping from 1E the ideal solution for Unum to reduce the number of help desk calls on the one hand and to drive up user satisfaction rates on the other.

US Department of State

US Department of State’s Efficient IT initiatives ensure a 21,000 tonne reduction of its carbon footprint in a few months thanks to PC power management.

Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless deployed 1E’s PC Power Management tool NightWatchman across 63,000 managed machines within its 88,000 PC infrastructure, with saving of over $1 million.

Zero Touch Windows Migration

Application Mapping automates and accelerates software reinstallation during Windows 7 migrations to deliver a better experience at a reduced cost.

Customer Video:


A Fortune 500 Company, Brian Mason

"The only way we know to manage 350,000 machines is by using Nomad, otherwise I’d be babysitting thousands of distributions points and I don’t have time for that."

A Fortune 500 Company, Gregg Erdmann

"We use NightWatchman Enterprise as part of our power savings initiative and made ROI in under a year and reduced our CO2 footprint by 1000 metric tons."

CDM, Andrew King

"We like to think of it as the Amazon.com of getting your software."

Dell, Angie Stahl

"We are very excited about the deep partnership we have with 1E. The key solution accelerators to enhance ConfigMgr are Nomad and Shopping."

Eric Morrison, National Instruments

"We're saving between $40 and $50 per PC using NightWatchman Enterprise PC power management."

Navantis, Dave Kawula

"We saved over $500,000 in the first month of using AppClarity for one of our clients which gave them a net ROI within three months post project delivery."

Paul Krowchuk, Long View Systems

"The main objective of the partnership between 1E and LongView Systems is to enhance our Windows 7 program office with the 1E stack of solutions."

Rick Sabadka, SaskTel

"We introduced NightWatchman Enterprise as part of our green initiative and we have made more than $77,000 in the first year."

RJ Hubbard, The Motorists Insurance Group

"We save approximately $2,400 a month by shutting down 600-700 PCs."

Scott Ewing, UNUM

"1E is has helped us improve our software distribution success rate and meet our corporate green initiatives."

Industry Report:


Desktop Virtualization Demand Continues To Grow In Harmony With BYO TAP Report

The prevalence of consumer smartphones and tablets and mature enterprise mobile applications has empowered workers to demand flexible and mobile working styles.

Ovum Report

Ovum looks the competitive landscape, the market leaders in PC power management and gives an independent vendor analysis of NightWatchman the PC power management solution from 1E.

Software License Optimization Report

Isn’t time you stop paying for software you don’t need and letting suppliers dictate software license audit negotiations. Get the truth about your IT landscape, download the Software License Optimization

Product Sheet:


Analyze, Optimize, Realize Overview

AOR methodology combines 1E’s award-winning technology with our unrivaled domain expertise to reduce IT waste and deliver on-going measurable cost savings to our clients.

AOR – Analyze

Analyze involves analyzing your existing IT environment, operational processes and cost base; providing clear visibility and identifying areas of IT savings.

AOR – Optimize

Optimize involves deploying 1E software to optimize your existing IT environment, operational processes and cost base. Here you start to achieve the IT savings identified in the previous Analyze stage.

AOR – Realize

Realize involves proactively monetizing and reporting on the IT savings achieved, and embedding the IT efficiencies achieved, for the long term.

AppClarity

AppClarity is the fastest, most cost-effective way to establish visibility and control over your software landscape and spend, achieve software license optimization, and beat software audits.

NightWatchman

NightWatchman provides the enterprise with total control over the entire PC estate, 24 hours a day with unrivaled PC Power and Patch Management.

Nomad

Nomad is the smartest, most cost-effective way to distribute software across the enterprise, with up to 95% fewer servers. Discover what it can do for you.

Shopping

Shopping is the app store for the enterprise that combines the on-demand user experience of consumer devices with the control, integration, and automation needs of corporate IT.

Product Video:


AppClarity - “Why is it?“

AppClarity financially quantifies software waste within you software asset management, by presenting a rationalized inventory of installed applications, license costs and where installations are unused.

NightWatchman: Enterprise View

PC power management in action. The Enterprise View dashboard has tiles which can be added and configured to retrieve data on energy consumption, savings, CO2 emissions and the current condition

Nomad - “Why is there never enough bandwidth?“

Nomad streamlines Microsoft Systems Center Management – reduces operating costs and accelerates distribution of software, patches and OS upgrades

Nomad – Introducing 2012 version 5.0

A teaser trail of all the cool new things that are in Nomad 2012 version 5 for SCCM tools, Windows Migration and OS deployments.

Nomad – Introduction

Lee Gallington presents Nomad and how it delivers transformative savings to the enterprise for SCCM, Windows Migration and OS deployments.

ServiceNow Integration

1E Shopping is an industry leading solution that provides an App Store for the enterprise. Shopping is used extensively by large and global organizations worldwide. Today IT organizations rely heavily.

Shopping – Why the delay?

How much time and money is your company spending on software asset management delivery? Shopping empowers users to install software, operating systems and services at a time when it suits

White Paper:


1E & SCCM Better Together 2014

With many organizations now using, or planning to migrate to, Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr or SCCM), this document is an analysis of how 1E’s products/solutions and SCCM

Accelerated Windows 7/8 Deployments

This white paper looks at how to overcome the challenges of the elapsed time it takes and the associated impact and cost to the business of any OS migration project.

Application Mapping

Given its sheer scale and complexity, a Windows migration can be one of the most painful, costly and time-intensive IT projects today.

Building Your Vendor Audit Defense

We look at how organizations can intelligently manage software license audits and save millions by managing their software licenses more efficiently.

How to Get the Most Out of SCCM 2012

This white paper sets out how you can expedite your SCCM 2012 migration. It also provides ideas to maximize SCCM 2012’s benefits and to lower your costs.

Is BranchCache Right For Your Organisation

We examine why the expectation that BranchCache could be appropriate for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) content distribution should be questioned and compared to alternatives before deploying in

Nomad upgrades guide

This guide provides you the full details to quickly and successfully upgrade Nomad, or SCCM when used with Nomad, even in the most complex environments.

PC Estate Profiler Report

This paper looks at how NightWatchman enables enterprises to retire unused PCs and deskspace, which can save organizations over $8,000 per desk on average through its accurate visibility into usage.

Sample Software Reclaim 50k Users

This whitepaper shows an example enterprise of 50,000 users. The sample is based on investment by removing and reusing unused software to address software asset management. Savings are based on company historical data from 1E’s benchmark database.

SCCM 2012 Application Deployment Methodology Best Practice

Aims to provide is best practice when approaching deployment and availability using Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2012).

Shopping and ServiceNow Integration

We describe the integration between Shopping, the App Store for the enterprise, and ServiceNow – combining self-service software and services delivery with request monitoring via a centralized repository and platform.

Shopping and ServiceNow Integration Technical Presentation

This presentation gives deep technical detail on the integration of Shopping, the app store for the enterprise and ServiceNow. It covers each step – from set up, through design to

Software Reclaim as a Service

Three of the most common unused applications sitting on your users’ desktops are Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project, and the Adobe Creative Suite. Removing these unused or rarely used applications can save your organization millions.

The Automated Windows Migration

We evaluate the different strategies that organizations have used to migrate from Windows XP and look at the options for those who have yet to complete a Windows Migration.

Three Key Techniques for Amazing OS Deployment Success

This white paper details three innovative techniques to maximize OSD success: ensure success during deployment, optimal application mapping, and forcing SCCM to retry when appropriate.

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