SOURCE: iYogi

October 15, 2007 10:10 ET

iYogi Support Helps Your Computer Go Green

New Green PC Services Help Individuals and Small Businesses Save Energy and Money

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 15, 2007) - iYogi, a next-generation computer support services company, today announced the launch of their Green PC initiative. iYogi's new service is the first in the independent computer support industry to offer customers a way to save money, conserve energy and protect the environment by optimizing their PC's efficiency.

According to Energy Star, a joint program between the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, users can save up to $75 Per Desktop PC annually through power management.

iYogi's Green PC initiative is a customized service that increases the energy-efficiency of users' computers starting with three primary undertakings:

1.   Computer assessment, analyzing settings and PC energy use.
2.   Customized efficiency plan, geared specifically to the individual's
     usage patterns.
3.   Implementing setting changes to maximize the computer's energy use.

This service is free for iYogi's annual subscribers, and can be purchased for $9.99 as a stand-alone service for new customers. iYogi's Green PC website can help users identify ways to responsibly recycle or dispose of their hardware as well as provide insight into how to select new computer equipment that is environmentally friendly and energy efficient.

"Most people do not realize the enormous drain that PCs and laptops impose on electrical resources," said Vishal Dhar, president of iYogi. "Our Green PC service will allow small businesses and individuals to use technology responsibly, saving money in the process. By making small changes in the way you work, something as simple as not using screensavers, you can reduce your electric bill and reduce your carbon footprint."

For more information on iYogi's Green PC initiative visit http://green-pc.iyogi.net.

ABOUT IYOGI

Headquartered in Gurgaon, India with offices in New York, NY, iYogi provides personalized computer support for small business and home office users. iYogi offers 24/7 phone and online assistance for technologies we use every day and supports products from a wide range of vendors. Utilizing proprietary technology, iMantra, and superior team talent, iYogi delivers higher resolution benchmarks and service levels than competing support services. For more information and a detailed list of supported technologies, visit: www.iyogi.net

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Vishal Dhar
    President Marketing
    iYogi, Inc.
    12 Desbrosses St.
    New York, NY 10013
    Phone: 212 229 0901
    Fax: 1+888-867-2715

    Ann Revell-Pechar
    Revell-Pechar, Inc.
    C: 404-550-0802
    O: 678-691-0533
    ann@revellpechar.com