Sumir Karayi founded 1E in 1997 with the goal to drive down the cost of IT for organizations of all sizes by identifying and eliminating IT waste. Sumir pioneered PC power management and established a market-leading role for his company, remaining at the forefront of 1E innovation. Sumir is a founding member of the Alliance to Save Energy and supporter of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative. A passionate believer in philanthropy and charitable giving, he supports many initiatives including the Manav Mandir Ashram Orphanage and the Innocent World Charitable Society in India. Sumir enjoys skiing, running, and Thursday’s post-work drinks (to which all are welcome!).
Whoever said software and sport don’t mix clearly hasn’t met our lot! Just weeks after completing the Three Peaks Challenge, and raising over £15,000 for the British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF), the UK’s leading adoption and fostering charity, 1E has announced that it will be sponsoring the Ealing Half Marathon for the second
1E’s London team was in celebratory mode for this year’s summer party, which also provided an opportunity to mark the company’s 18th birthday. Friends and family joined in for an afternoon of face painting, rounders, football and BBQ in the gardens of Parkstead House, an 18th century neo-classical Palladian villa in Roehampton. To mark the
1E has long been a keen supporter of the British Association of Adoption and Fostering (BAAF), and I am delighted to say that our company will be supporting BAAF’s National Adoption Week campaign again this year. Last year BAAF was able to match just over 1,000 children thanks to its supporters, including the efforts of
Businesses are becoming sophisticated in how they consume IT. The business user is starting to drive consumption through self-service and consumerization initiatives. The smartphone has led this evolution and Enterprise IT is now beginning to catch up. In this article, 1E co-founder and CEO, Sumir Karayi, looks at his top four trends in Enterprise IT.
To mark the milestone of our 1000th blog, Sumir Karayi CEO looks back over the past 17 years and the development of the innovative IT cost optimization solutions of 1E. What is interesting is that when we started the business in 1997, the core focus and the IT problems that we were dealing with (for
Why are large organizations so slow at moving to the latest Windows Operating System (OS)? Most did not move to Vista and many are still on Windows XP as the Microsoft deadline to migrate, or face prohibitively expensive custom support agreement, is getting dangerously close. Windows 7 is widely believed to be a significant upgrade