Paul Thomsen
Tuesday, 12 July 2016 / Published in NightWatchman
Connected Standby
As discussed in previous blogs and other materials, Deepest Runtime Idle Power State (DRIPS) on your modern tablets, 2-in-1’s, and similar devices doesn’t always work properly. NightWatchman 7.1 gives you the reports to centrally determine where that’s the case. What do you do next? We’ll answer that question in a moment, but to review you
Reboot Strategy
Given the importance of reboots and the pain that our users often feel when computers must be rebooted, every organization should have a reboot strategy. Hopefully we can minimize the pain in some ways, but at least some predictability will allow the users to know what to expect. As administrators, we can be sure we’re
What’s wrong with DRIPS
As discussed in previous blogs (Is Power Management Different on Modern Devices?) and other materials, Deepest Runtime Idle Power State (DRIPS) on your modern tablets, 2-in-1’s, and similar devices doesn’t always work properly. NightWatchman 7.1 gives you the reports to centrally determine where that’s the case. What do you do next? We’ll answer that question
Power Optimization
The recent release of NightWatchman 7.1 includes two important new features: Power Optimization and Reboot Optimization. Let’s focus on Power Optimization. NightWatchman has long helped many organizations with power management to reduce costs and environmental impact by reliably and safely shutting off computers or putting them in a standby state when they’re not being used.
William Edmondson
The recent release of NightWatchman 7.1 includes two important new features: Power Optimization and Reboot Optimization. Today let’s focus on Reboot Optimization. Reboots have been a serious pain for both users and administrators as long as we’ve had computers. We know they’re necessary, but are too often needed when we have important work to do.
Ed Aldrich
Friday, 18 December 2015 / Published in NightWatchman, Products, Uncategorized
Eco globe
Last weekend saw participants at the COP21 climate change summit in Paris reach a landmark decision as 195 countries committed to slashing their carbon emissions and combat rises in temperature in an effort to clamp down on global warming. The agreement is a huge win, not just because two of the world’s biggest energy consumers
Sustainability award
Congratulations to 1E client The Oscar Lambret Center – a regional comprehensive cancer center in Northern France – for winning the 2015 UNICANCER Sustainable Development Innovation award. Not only are we really excited for the Center, we’re also happy to know that 1E NightWatchman was a core part of the initiative that led to their
Background Recent articles in this series provided you with an overview the entire process of how the wake-on-LAN (WOL) portion of our PC power management solution NightWatchman works. This article assumes you have read those background articles prior to this document. In the first article, titled 1E WakeUp Server and its AgentFinder Process, we described
Get PC about Enterprise Efficiency I was looking at Microsoft’s Green Blog only the other day and it struck me that when it comes to energy management, however much we try to be green and reduce our power consumption on appliances, actually it was the construction of the device that accounts for the majority of
green it awards nightwatchman
Green IT Magazine hosted their annual awards for Green IT in London last week. The evening started with a drinks reception which allowed everyone to catch up with old friends and start to make new ones. Following a short speech from Richard French from BCS The Chartered Institute for IT. After a bit of fun