Distributed Power Management is a subset of DRS and has the capability of using vMotion to migrate VMs to fewer hosts during times of low resource utilization, powering-off the surplus hosts automatically.

DPM leverages IPMI interfaces to power-off unneeded hosts and then power-on again when needed.

About: John Borhek

John Borhek is the CEO and Lead Solutions Architect at VMsources Group Inc. John has soup-to-nuts experience in Mission Critical Infrastructure, specializing in hyper-convergence and Cloud Computing, engaging with organizations all over the United States and throughout the Americas.