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Uncover Hidden Energy Savings Presented by: Josh Wells and Kyle Brown June 25, 2015 Power of the Plug
Why Energy Management?
Corporate Sustainability Growing Regulations The Environment Key Drivers forBetter Energy Management
Key Drivers forBetter Energy Management Total Spend $360b HVAC = $209b IT = $90b Lighting = $41b
The annual energy-related expenses of PC’s, laptops and other devices. The average number of hours a single workplace is left on. It’s typically in use 25-50% of the time. IT Plug Load:The Second Largest Consumer of Electricity
Potential Big Time Savings PCs/Laptops $28b (31%) Network $18b (20%) Servers $14b (16%) Printers $13b (15%) Telecom $16b (~%18%) Other $90b IT Expense Breakdown
Potential Big Time Savings Potential Savings Range From 15-35% Up to $31.5b
Why Invest in an EnergyManagement System? Reduce Operating Costs Remotely monitor, measure and manage energy Reduce Power Consumption Identify savings opportunities (3-6 month ROI) Inventory IT Assets Visibility into systems and user behavior Reduce Carbon Footprint Support sustainability/green initiatives
Facilities Owns the energy management budget, and is under pressure to keep costs as low as possible. IT Responsible for managing the data center, and is under pressure to increase capabilities. It all begins with a conversation between Facilities and IT. The Value of Collaboration
By working together to create energy-saving opportunities, you can reduce campus IT energy costs up to 35%! The Value of Collaboration
We Can Help! Cisco Energy Management Solution Savings in distributed office environments Visibility over all physical and virtual devices in your Data Center Return on investment
Case Study: Hospital 100% Visibility, 30% Reduction in Energy Costs The Challenge A hospital needed to understand its IT energy consumption to find opportunities to lower it and meet its goal of operating with minimal impact to the environment. Originally, it sought a solution to power manage its VoIP phones when not in use.
Case Study: Hospital Case Study: Hospital 100% Visibility, 30% Reduction in Energy Costs The Environment 90+ Switches 800 VOIP Phones 800 PCs 300 Printers
Case Study: Hospital 100% Visibility, 30% Reduction in Energy Costs The Results Easily deployed in a challenging environment, as the hospital operates 24 hours per day Gave 100% visibility into energy consumed throughout their IT environment, across multiple locations & arranged by dept. Reduced energy consumption by more than 30%.
Case Study: School System Fast, Agentless Deployment; $42k in Savings The Challenge School system had very high annual utility expenditure and was seeking a way to drive down costs.
The Environment PCs Case Study: School System Fast, Agentless Deployment; $42k in Savings Laptops Printers Switches Routers
Case Study: School System Fast, Agentless Deployment; $42k in Savings The Results Identified over 1,800 devices that were left on during week nights after hours and 1,200 devices that were left on over the weekends. Identified all older PCs that were drawing higher power and were excellent candidates for replacement with newer, energy efficient machines. By enabling Energy Management policies, the school system was able to reduce their energy costs by 35%. Annual savings of $42.5K plus local utility rebate of $10k.
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