About the Author
Rob Aldrich is a Senior Manager for Cisco's Efficiency Assurance Program as well as Principal Energy Services Architect and energy efficiency expert at Cisco. Aldrich is currently focused on working with customers, partners, and Cisco engineering to develop new solutions to global energy challenges. John Parello is currently a Technical Leader in the Ethernet Switching and Technology Group at Cisco and is the lead architect and inventor of Cisco EnergyWise. With over 25 years of technical experience, Parello has created systems and solutions in the public utility, finance, wired, and wireless network management and start-up sectors.