1E lowers the cost of managing Windows environments through automation, reduced infrastructure and power management; US office helps grow customer base to 12 million users
Las Vegas, USA – 28 APRIL, 2009 – 1E, a leading provider of Windows management software and services who specialize in reducing costs within the business environment, today announced that it has reached an important milestone with 12 million licensed users worldwide. Over 1,000 organizations worldwide are now realizing significant cost savings in managing their Windows environment through the use of proven 1E solutions.
As a gold-level sponsor of the Microsoft Management Summit 2009 (MMS), 1E will be presenting from 11:45am to 1pm on Tuesday April 28th 2009, providing attendees with an insight into the latest versions NightWatchman, Nomad, 1E WakeUp including Computer Health and Shopping. Attendees will also see an exciting preview of 1E’s new solution for server power management – NightWatchman Server Edition – currently under working trial with a number of 1E customers. NightWatchman, the core product from 1E, continues to drive company growth, providing 1E customers with a unique set of competencies designed to drive down the size of their energy usage, cutting costs and ensuring a significant reduction in carbon footprints. Easy-to-implement, the PC power management software enables IT managers within an organisation to effectively manage their PC estate while at the same time ensuring Corporate Social Responsibility managers are cost effectively working towards their green IT targets.
“I am delighted that 1E is attending MMS ’09 as a gold sponsor as it reinforces our relationship with Microsoft as a windows management partner” commented Sumir Karayi, CEO, 1E. “1E has enjoyed its most successful period over the last 9 month with 12 million users worldwide, as we continue to validate the fact that 1E saves customers real money with proven solutions. We enable our customers to reduce costs whilst also ensuring that they are ready for upcoming ‘green’ legislation which will mandate the need to reduce carbon emissions.”
“Microsoft System Center delivers the broad management and monitoring capabilities companies require to enable deep insight into their operations and drive efficiencies across their physical and virtual IT environments,” said Christian von Burkleo, Director, Operations and Business Development, Management and Services Division, Microsoft. “With System Center’s management capabilities and 1E’s offerings, organizations have a powerful combination to help lower power consumption, drive down their carbon emissions and cut costs.”
Recent customer wins that have contributed towards the company’s growth include CSC, US Department of Veteran Affairs and Microsoft. CSC will use 1E’s market leading NightWatchman software to automatically and safely power down more than 25,000 desktop computers during non-work hours. The move is expected to save more than 10 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year and eliminate 5,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions – equivalent to removing 1,500 cars off the road.
“Using this tool will help us significantly reduce our energy use, which is good for business and good for the planet,” said John A. Glowacki Jr., CSC’s chief technology officer. “This is a wonderful collaboration between two members of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative to achieve our mutual goal of reducing power consumption to improve the environment.”