Archive for: June 2014

What’s happening in data center energy management

New equipment, tools and business strategies will rein in run-away IT energy costs, the biggest operating expense in the data center. Data center energy management requires a multi-pronged approach: power-sipping hardware, tools that generate a clear depiction of energy use and expose areas where changes will pay off, and business strategies that bring in the right energy control products with the best return on investment (ROI).

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Survey: Industry Average Data Center PUE Stays Nearly Flat Over Four Years

While the majority of data center operators who participated in a recent industry survey measure Power Usage Effectiveness, their average efficiency ratio has not changed by much over the past four years.

This was one of the conclusions of this year’s survey by the Uptime Institute, which released the results at its annual Symposium in Santa Clara, California, in May.

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Data Center Relocation: Tips For Success – NetworkComputing.com

A data center move is a costly, high-visibility, high-risk IT project. To avoid impacting your company’s bottom line with unnecessary costs, downtime, and added confusion, you need to treat it as such. More than labeling equipment, scheduling …

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