1E Boosts State of West Virginia IT Eciency, SavingMillions in Resources
As part of an iniave from West Virginia state government to streamline business processes and reduce administraveoperang costs, the West Virginia Oce of Technology (WVOT) partnered with 1E for PC power management and moreecient soware deployments. Using Nomad Enterprise, WVOT eliminated the need for 100 soware deployment servers, saving an esmated $550,000. In its rst year using PC power management, the State of West Virginia saved $220,000 in energy costs alone. The total return on investment (ROI) is $4.7M a year, calculated based on resourcessaved and regained producvity.
West Virginia set out to simplify itstechnology infrastructure and increaseIT eciency across a large, disjointedcompung environment.
WVOT deployed an integrated suite of 1E soluons,including Nomad Enterprise™, NightWatchman® andWakeUp™.
• Savings of $4.7M a year based on total value of regainedIT eciency and producvity• Eliminated the need for 100+ servers, saving at least$550,000 in the rst year alone
• A total annual energy reducon of 4,400,000 kWh
“I can’t say enough about how smoothly theimplementaon went for us. 1E’s services team wasextremely knowledgeable about the enre process, andtheir recommendaons actually changed the way wedeployed CongMgr. 1E’s experse and willingness to gothe extra mile were vital to our success. Our 1E consultantconnues to check in with us a year aer implementaon,and we’ve always had the same level of superior servicewith the support team.”
- Rob West, Manager of the State of West
Virginia’s Enterprise Confguraon Management Group
Customer Prole: A Resource Rich State SeeksMore Ecient IT
West Virginia is a state in the Appalachian and Mid-Atlanc regionsof the United States, bordered by Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio,Pennsylvania and Maryland. The capital and largest city is Charleston.Known for its beauful mountains and diverse topography, the stateis historically signicant for its rich resources in logging and coal. It isalso known for a wide range of outdoor recreaonal opportunies,including skiing, whitewater raing, shing, hiking, mountain bikingand hunng.One of the primary goals for the State of West Virginia was tostreamline business processes and reduce administraveoperang costs.“Technology was a specic area of concern,” says Kathy Moore,the State of West Virginia Deputy CTO, Director Client Services.“We conducted an analysis of the exisng technology environmentwithin the Execuve Branch and reported back with ndings andrecommendaons.”
Challenge: Simplify & Support IT
Rob West, manager of the State of West Virginia’s EnterpriseConguraon Management Group, explains the challenge facing theIT team as “moving a fractured, disjointed compung environment toa solid, unied IT soluon. We asked ourselves, how do you converge15,000 PCs and laptops from 75 dierent agencies into a single,managed desktop environment in order to simplify the support, gaineciencies and fully maximize the IT investment?”
Case Study - Power & Patch Management