June 16, 2010
Microsoft App Could Save Us $2.8 Billion Of Wasted Energy
If you work at an office, I'm sure you are familiar with the problem. When people turn their pc off it disappears from the network. The result; people keep their pc's on, even when they're not at work. According to UC San Diego researchers, 50-80% of a modern building's electricity use goes to IT equipment, particularly desktop computers. Not shutting down PCs equated to $2.8 billion in wasted electricity in 2009 allone.
Microsoft brings us a great solution, a sleep proxy system that maintains...