ATLANTA, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Cisco Live, Cisco's annual IT and communications conference, JouleX, a leading innovator in enterprise energy management systems for campuses, data centers, and facilities, announced that it will offer JouleX for EnergyWise on the Cisco global pricelist as a free option for Cisco Catalyst 3K and 4K switches.
"We are delighted to have JouleX participate in this expanded EnergyWise program. The addition of JouleX for EnergyWise makes it easier for Cisco Catalyst 3K and 4K customers and partners to realize a higher ROI from their energy management solution," said Jeff Reed, Vice President and General Manager-Unified Access Business Unit at Cisco Systems. "This new free fast-start SKU delivers a joint Cisco-JouleX energy management platform that empowers customers to leverage the network in order to monitor, analyze and control energy costs."
JouleX will showcase this version at the Cisco Live tradeshow in San Diego. This version of the JouleX Energy Manager leverages the Cisco EnergyWise protocol to provide full monitoring, analysis, and control of the energy consumption and utilization of the Cisco EnergyWise infrastructure from switches and routers to wireless access points to Voice over IP (VoIP) telephones. In addition, customers can use JouleX for EnergyWise to monitor an unlimited number of campus IT devices for free with no time or scale restrictions. This supports campus IT devices such as PCs, monitors, and printers. Furthermore, because of its agentless architecture, JouleX for EnergyWise is simple to deploy, configure, and manage―accelerating the customer's time to benefit.
"We are proud to bundle our JouleX technology with Cisco's industry-leading Catalyst switches, providing our joint customers with unprecedented visibility and control over the energy their IT infrastructure uses every day," said Tom Noonan, president and CEO of JouleX. "This marks an industry first as Cisco is truly empowering customers to leverage the network in ways that provide greater efficiency, value, and control―dramatically lowering their total cost of ownership."
JouleX for EnergyWise leverages a unique agentless method to automatically discover all devices connected to Cisco EnergyWise-enabled switches and routers; manage their energy usage; and report the savings in terms of costs, carbon and energy. With JouleX for EnergyWise, customers can:
- Gain unprecedented visibility into the energy consumption of their network-connected devices
- Reduce energy costs across the campus
- Identify carbon emission savings opportunities
- Support corporate sustainability initiatives
- Identify energy-inefficient devices and systems for refresh or upgrade
Customers purchasing Cisco Catalyst 3Kand 4K series switches that are interested in ordering JouleX for EnergyWise will be able to do so directly through their Cisco partner. For more information, they can contact JouleX via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 888-JouleXnet (888-568-5396) or +1-404-567-4445.
JouleX is a Registered Developer in the EnergyWise category of the Cisco Developer Network. The Cisco Developer Network unites Cisco with third-party developers of hardware and software to deliver tested interoperable solutions to joint customers. As a Registered Developer, JouleX offers a complementary product offering and collaborates with Cisco to meet the needs of joint customers.
JouleX is the leading innovator in sustainable energy management systems for the enterprise. Its flagship solution, the JouleX Energy Manager (JEM), provides the Global 2000 and government agencies with the ability to monitor, analyze and control energy usage for all network-connected devices and systems across the enterprise, including in distributed offices, data centers and facilities. Importantly, JEM is the first network-based energy management system that works without the use of software agents, dramatically reducing installation time and removing the maintenance burden associated with similar technologies. JEM decreases energy costs by up to 60 percent with no impact on user productivity, availability and service level agreements. JEM also provides a robust, centralized enterprise-level reporting and decision support engine that supports corporate sustainability reporting and compliance with emerging carbon monitoring requirements.
JouleX was founded in 2009 and since has been distinguished with recent awards and accolades including Computerworld Honors Laureate, Gartner Cool Vendor in Green IT and Sustainability, GE Ecomagination Award, BT Green Economy Success for Future Award and Clean Tech Media Award. The company is headquartered in Atlanta with worldwide offices located in Tokyo, Shanghai, Paris, Munich, and Kassel, Germany and throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.joulex.net.
* Interoperability testing is designed to simulate typical customer configurations, and does not replace the need for on-site testing in conjunction with actual implementation.
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