It’s a good time to be in the German green IT market, but 1E is not going to have it all its own way. Most of its main power management rivals already have at least some dedicated German presence, be it in-house or through a partner. There is also a small local solution provider in the form of Enviprot (founded by an ex-Sybase European Marketing Manager) that sells at very low prices to the public sector, which must be a prime target sector for 1E.
On the other hand, 1E is not just a one-trick pony. The company now has a range of software aimed at making ICT operations more energy efficient, so it has a stronger base to work from than most of its rivals.
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