Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) has implemented 1E\u2019s NightWatchman product as part of its energy efficiency initiatives.\nWorking with Transend, 1E deployed NightWatchman across 3700 PCs, saving the university 619,000 kWh per year.\n\u201cNightWatchman is a key component of our wider University commitment to energy efficiency and environmental sustainability,\u201d said Jenny Bentley, director of campus services, Victoria University of Wellington.\nIn a statement, Bentley noted that the off-the-shelf system met the university\u2019s requirements for integration with the IT network, interface with users, reporting of performance and the delivery of energy savings.\nAfter nine months, the power policies deployed through NightWatchman have helped the Information Technology Services (ITS) with power management across the university.\nThe university has 7006 PCs, according to the latest CIO100, where it ranks number 36 in the top ICT using organisations in New Zealand.\n\u201cVictoria University of Wellington has shown great enthusiasm around reducing energy consumption and improving its green IT initiatives,\u201d said Matt Johnson, project manager, Transend. \u201cAt Transend, our focus is around ICT sustainability, so we were thrilled to work with the University on this implementation project. We\u2019re glad to see organisations in New Zealand taking these steps toward a common goal of running IT more efficiently.\u201d\n\u201cWe\u2019re seeing a greater focus on power management and energy efficiency among our partners and customers,\u201d said Sumir Karayi, CEO of 1E. \u201cAs organisations in the region put more of an emphasis on sustainability, we\u2019re pleased to help make their goals a reality. Partnering with Transend to help Victoria University achieve its sustainability goals has been a great example of the cost and energy realizations that are possible with green IT initiatives.\u201d\nNightWatchman monitors, analyses and reports on power usage and energy consumption across enterprises and at a granular, device-by-device level.\nSend news tips and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org\nFollow Divina Paredes on Twitter: @divinap\nFollow CIO New Zealand on Twitter:@cio_nz\nSign up for CIO newsletters for regular updates on CIO news, views and events.\nJoin us on Facebook.