Planet Hippo Recognised As Cisco Energy Management Suite Authorised Technology Provider Partner

New Energy Management solution cuts energy costs across a distributed office by 35 percent

Online PR News – 03-April-2015 – Oswestry/Shropshire – announced today that it has achieved Cisco® Energy Management Suite Authorised Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco. This designation recognises Planet Hippo as having fulfilled the training requirements and programme prerequisites to sell, deploy and support the Cisco® Energy Management as a Service offerings.

The Energy Management Suite ATP Program assists partners in marketing and reselling the Energy Management Suite to help energy-conscious customers control consumption, save money and boost performance. The program’s goal is to enable partners to market a full breadth of services to turn savings into new network and data centre business solutions.

Darren Lavender, Planet Hippo’s Managing Director, added: “Energy Management is no longer just a big company technology and Planet Hippo provides an cost effective platform to deliver real savings to organisations regardless of size. With no hardware or software rollouts to worry about, the Energy Management as a Service can be quickly and easily deployed without requiring high levels of technical expertise. It enables organisations to cost-effectively monitor and manage IT energy consumption whilst demonstrating regulatory compliance with sustainability, carbon accounting and energy use reporting.”

The Authorised Technology Provider (ATP) Program is part of the Cisco go-to-market strategy for emerging technologies. The program helps Cisco to define the knowledge, skills and services that channel partners need to successfully sell, deploy and support an emerging technology. As the market changes, an ATP designation may be discontinued or may evolve into a Cisco specialisation.

About the Cisco Energy Management Suite
The Energy Management suite helps customers to measure and manage the energy use of all the connected devices, regardless of vendor, across distributed office and data centre environments. It is designed to help customers cut energy costs across a distributed office by 35 percent and gain 100 percent visibility into the energy use of every device connected to an IT network.

About Planet Hippo was founded in 2006 to meet customer demand for a hosting service that provided the highest level of service and expertise using a reliable and resilient infrastructure. It is now one of the UK’s fastest growing Internet Service Providers and the number one choice for users wanting professional web and email hosting solutions. Planet Hippo Internet is part of The Network Selector Group, one of the first of a new generation of companies that can deliver reliable and best price voice, data and video services that take advantage of best tariffs and coverage to meet the geographical and usage requirements of customers. Planet Hippo is also proud to sponsor The New Saints of Oswestry Town FC, current holders of the Welsh Premier League title. For further information, please visit