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Uncovering the Cost of Unused Servers - $ 25bn Wasted Each Year

Andy Hawkins is a Product Manager at 1E, a global role he has held for three years. Reporting into the Head of Software, Andy is an integral part of the innovations team and is responsible for the development of new innovations which enable end user organizations to reduce IT costs. Most recently, Andy spearheaded the development of the hotly anticipated NightWatchman Server Edition, a power and efficiency management tool, which launched in October 2009. During his eleven year tenure at the company, Andy has held a number of roles at 1E, including principal consultant, where he led a team of people tasked with designing some of the UK’s largest IT infrastructures. Andy holds a BSC in Physics and Acoustics from the University of Surrey.
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