To enable ActiveEfficiency integration, you must configure the following prior to installation:
NightWatchman sends power consumption data catalog updates to you to ensure that your energy costs and savings data is up-to-date. You will need to get in touch with 1E support to get this feature enabled in your ActiveEfficiency cloud account.
NightWatchman collects information about your hardware inventory in a summarized version to help 1E improve the completeness of the power consumption data catalog. This improves the accuracy of your savings data as used to generate your savings reports.
Data security is an important aspect of cloud services, especially when sending information and the following points highlight the ways in which your data is protected:
The items that are retrieved from and sent to the cloud are configured during the installation of NightWatchman Management Center. Prior to enabling these features, you may need to confirm that your organziation's policies allows this data to be uploaded.
To enable automated power consumption catalog updates:
When you implement ActiveEfficiency Server in your environment, you have the option to create a 1E ActiveEfficiency cloud account for your company. This gives you access to your own area where you can view savings data for NightWatchman after you have run it for a period of time.
In our example, our chart shows the cumulative savings made based on the assumption that all computers in the company are on 24-hours a day.
You can modify the currency and the timeframe for these savings by clicking the Edit button.
NightWatchman Enterprise 7.1 or later provide wake-up capabilities via ActiveEfficiency Server. Nomad 6.2 or later can be configured to wake up Nomad machines to enhance the single-site download feature. For more information, please refer to the Nomad documentation.