Granola

Safe for any computer, Smaller than a single MP3, Save energy, Maintain performance, and Install easily and forget it

Granola makes computers more energy efficient without slowing them down. Granola is safe, easy to use, and allows your computer to operate with the performance of a Ferrari when speed counts but also with the efficiency of a Prius so you don’t waste energy. Help save the world with Granola.

What is Granola?
Key Benefits
Reduce energy use
No performance loss
No additional hardware
Improve battery life
Reduce operational cost
Reduce cooling cost
Reduce carbon footprint
FREE to use

Granola is an intelligent software power management solution for x86 servers, laptops, and PCs running Linux and Microsoft Windows. Granola automatically optimizes a system to use energy more efficiently without compromising performance or availability. The Granola Power Management Daemon (see below) when installed on a server, laptop, or PC, matches the energy consumed by the system to the load on the system automatically. Granola typically lowers total system energy use by 10-35% even when a system is 100% utilized.  Granola also tracks the energy saved for use in estimating cost savings and carbon emission reductions.

Granola Overview
Granola is professional-grade, supported software free for personal use making it a must have for Linux and Microsoft Windows users.

Key Features
Energy savings without compromising performance and availability, Supports x86 platforms running Linux and Microsoft Windows on physical/virtual servers, Immediate energy saving for most deployments <5 years old
User-level max, min, and auto energy and performance policy management, User-level reporting of energy savings without additional hardware required, lastly No measurable overhead (<1%).

Energy savings and software complimentary to consolidation techniques such as virtualization, Installation takes less than 5 minutes on average, and Little to no maintenance.

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