Techniques are presented herein that support power savings in an enterprise wireless network through the reconfiguring of such a network’s access points (APs) to use the least amount power needed to ensure that service-level agreements (SLAs) are met for predicted levels of network usage. Aspects of the techniques employ calendar-based power profiles that are available on wireless controllers to power down parts of an AP or downgrade an AP’s uplink speeds to achieve the described power savings. Further aspects of the techniques make possible such actions through a (e.g., 14 day) rolling model of network usage that is developed through usage monitoring, data capture, and processing.

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