VISTA brings a lot of enhancements to the Power Management. Here are some of the online links to aware yourself with the changes:
Power Policy Configuration and Deployment in Windows Vista
Included in this white paper:
Power Policy User Experience
Windows Vista Power Policy Store
Group Policy Control of Power Settings
Power Policy Security
Using PowerCfg to Configure Power Policy
Customizing Power Policy for a Windows Installation
Power Setting Reference
There’s also a hands on lab on Power Management in Windows VISTA :
There are numerous options available for enterprise PC Power Management. The latest is Utopia Power Manager - Enterprise Power Management: www.windows-power-manager.com
Utopia Power Manager is a complete solution which supports saving open documents and Wake On LAN.
This product has been build over the last three years and is very comprehensive.
We would recommend the free trial to see how it compares to the other products.
ROI within 3-6 months.
More information/trial info is available from: