Newham Hospital saves £18,500 with power management from 1E and Microsoft

Thomas McGrath
Thomas McGrath
Feb 15, 2011

Computer Weekly

Newham University Hospital NHS Trust has cut costs by deploying software from energy management specialist 1E.

The trust said it expects to save around £18,500 a year with the new tools.

Shaun Jeffery, ICT operations manager at Newham University Hospital NHS Trust, said: “One month in and we were already saving approximately £1,250 per month across just the PCs which have had the agreed power policy applied. In just one year, we stand to reduce our carbon emissions by approximately 143 metric tonnes a year.”

The NightWatchman tool was deployed across the trust’s 1,500 computers and follows implementation of a software distribution platform, Microsoft System Centre Configuration Manager.

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Most interesting in this coverage on is the note that 1E’s NightWatchman is being utilized with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, so it’s important to note that Microsoft has communicated that this combination is a best of breed solution for Microsoft’s customers. 1E’s strong partnership with Microsoft has allowed customers to see significant and immediate savings as shown at Newham University Hospital NHS Trust. If you’ve not heard this before, here’s a few additional links you’ll be interested in:

Ford Expects to Save More Than $1 Million with PC Power Management

Better Together: 1E NightWatchman – Extending System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 for Advanced Power Management

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