Reducing Energy Costs and Carbon Footprint with SCCM 2007 R3

Almost all companies I know do have some sort of a Green-IT policy in place but in my view this should go beyond just putting an e-mail footnote like “Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail”. Many companies use Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, but don’t bail out its Power Management capabilities whereas it could help save energy costs and carbon footprint with just a few clicks. So what about a new Read More …

Running within an SCCM 2007 Tasksequence or not?

I’ve been working on a batch script that runs as part of an SCCM 2007 TaskSequence or simply as a regular program. Because there were different conditions whether I run the script as part of a TaskSequence or just as a program and did not want to create two separate scripts I needed a way to detect within what environment the script is running. I was first thinking of looking for the existence of any Read More …

Energy Saving Software

Edison, provided by Verdiem helps you saving power and our environment. The tool can be downloaded here: http://www.verdiem.com/edison/

Reducing energy consumption

Everybody can help a little bit, turn off your TV from standby, and why not shutdown your home computer completely ? On HPs latest client hardware, you’ll find a nice little tool that helps you reduce energy costs as well, it’s called the HP Power Manager. The tool lets you select a power saving scheme and dows display as well the potential cost and energy savings, and most important how much you help saving the Read More …