Need another reason to love Windows 7?
According to Microsoft, Windows 7 will give green IT pros a reason to smile thanks to new power management features built into the OS. Here’s one:
New Diagnostics: new tools will help improve IT administrators’ ability to diagnose and troubleshoot power problems across their enterprises. For example, the diagnostic tools in Windows 7 can help IT professionals determine which applications or devices are negatively impacting energy efficiency and how much normal degradation has occurred to the battery of a mobile PC. These tools will enable more efficient power management of PCs across organizations.
This post at Microsoft’s Software Enabled Earth blog has more details, but for something you can really sink your teeth into, try the Windows 7 Power Management Whitepaper (PDF, correct link).