AppClarity 4.0 released for servers and pcs

AppClarity’s integrated approach ensures unique software usage visibility and vendor audit compliance for server and desktop software licenses in the same console 1E, the global leader in IT efficiency software, today announces the release of 1E AppClarity 4.0, the software license optimization solution which immediately identifies all the software deployed across an organization’s IT estate… [Continue Reading]

Sasol anticipates major savings through 1E

South African energy and chemicals giant selects 1E to reclaim unnecessary software as well as cut PC power costs and carbon emissions  1E, the global leader in IT efficiency software and local company sustainableIT, today announced that Sasol, the South African based integrated energy and chemical company, has selected two 1E IT Efficiency solutions to… [Continue Reading]

Not managing software can be a risky business

When it comes to managing software licences and assets, most companies focus on compliance – rather than cost-cutting. Organisations are overlicensing, buying more and more software in order to err on the side of caution. This can be an extremely costly mistake. On the face of it, very few organisations have software asset management strategies… [Continue Reading]

Runner up in global Tech Trailblazers

Local company sustainableIT has been named the runner-up in the International Tech Trailblazers awards (techtrailblazers.com). These awards were designed specifically for tech start-ups and not only recognize innovation but also proactively helps companies to grow their businesses with exclusive coaching, mentoring and development services worth several hundred thousand rands. sustainableIT, a market leader in the… [Continue Reading]

Beyond oil : fuel for the future

Big tech brands eye alternative energy In 1974, Jimmy Carter stood before the National Press Club to announce his candidacy for the US presidency. As part of his announcement speech, he said: “We are grossly wasting our energy resources and other precious raw materials as though their supply was infi nite,” adding that global nations… [Continue Reading]

Carbon Disclosure Project and SA Business

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is a global initiative encouraging big business to report their carbon footprints and water usage and the steps they are taking to reduce them. It was introduced to South Africa in 2007 and has recently also been extended to cities. This year, CDP has requested climate change information from the… [Continue Reading]

sustainableIT sets the carbon neutral benchmark for SA ICT industry

Local IT company sustainableIT practices what it preaches Local company and green IT computing specialists, sustainableIT have announced their carbon neutral status.  The company is believed to be the first local IT organisation to achieve carbon neutrality within its business operations.  Offsetting its emissions to achieve a carbon neutral status marks a logical progression in… [Continue Reading]

The overnight cost of PCs and servers can really add up

By taking responsibility and investigating existing technology that can streamline inefficient operations, companies can reduce their energy bill and “green” their IT departments in a matter of weeks MORE often than not, when companies are asked how they are reducing their electricity bills or carbon emissions, they will mention their lighting retrofits, their recycling initiatives,… [Continue Reading]

The Role of the CIO in sustainability

Tim James, Managing Director of sustainableIT talks around the role of the CIO and sustainability on Tech@Work on CNBC Africa.  Topics covered include PC power management, carbon emissions management as well as carbon taxation and and the role of technology in curbing emissions. Link to You Tube clip Share this:

Licensed to kill

Research has shown that between 20-40% of applications installed by companies are not used. In the United States alone, they believe that this accounts for $12.3bn in preventable and ongoing costs. This easily happens when licences are allocated to users based on their department (as opposed to their need), or if they are bundled by… [Continue Reading]