Enterprise ready wake on lan for better patch management

Enterprise ready wake on lan for better patch management

One of the most common myths and misconceptions around power management is wake on lan and it’s shortcomings. IT administrators still mistakenly believe that Wake on Lan is not ‘enabled’ on their network and hence power management is not an option as they have no ability to wake devices for patching purposes.

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The consumerisation of Software Licensing

The consumerisation of Software Licensing

The consumerisation of IT has been happening for a number of years now but it has yet to live up to all of the hype and promise. At face value, our use of software and cloud based services should be simple but in many respects our consumption of IT is as complicated as ever. Much of this complication is driven by overly complex licensing models and usage metrics.

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Do you know why you are wasting money on unused software?

Do you know why you are wasting money on unused software?

Software spend contributes a significant chunk to the IT budget and to a large degree many organisations view this as a sunk cost and part of the plumbing.  Smart organisations however are starting to question this spend as austerity measures become the norm and...

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Top 10 reasons to adopt a Green IT strategy

Top 10 reasons to adopt a Green IT strategy

After recently attending and presenting a paper at a conference around Green IT, it became overwhelmingly clear that all speakers were providing the same message and that the message by most delegates, was probably going to be ignored.  I do think delegates were...

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The automated desktop is not a myth

Cost reductions and automation are high on the agenda of many IT executives who are seeking to do more with ever diminishing IT budgets.  Having been involved in IT service delivery, in particular IT outsourcing for much of my early career, I came up against the ‘cost...

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10 things you need to know about PC Power Management

After being involved in very successful energy savings projects for our clients over the past 8 years, we share our top tips that you should be aware of if you are thinking about deploying PC power management software within your environment. User perceptions have...

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1E address BYOPC challenges with MyWorkNow

New Independent Research from VansonBourne and 1E Highlights Security Risks As Primary Factor in Banning Employee’s Own Personal Computers from the Workplace 1E Addresses Bring Your Own PC Market Need with Launch of MyWorkNow: Fast, Secure, Low-Cost Alternative to...

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We have power policies, why do we need NightWatchman?

I have often been asked by clients why they need to put a PC power management solution in like NightWatchman when standard operating system power policies are in place. These questions usually emanate from non-IT resources such as facilities and sustainability...

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