Tag: Power

How to Save Money and Safely Avoid Overcooling Your Data Center

Today’s data centers are experiencing more demands from the IT organization. Throughout the entire process, as administrators are continuously tasked with running a high-density, multi-tenant, data center platform as efficiently as possible. This means controlling power, workloads, and of course – cooling.

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Want to Grow Your Business? Think DCIM Integration

Lara Greden is a senior principal, strategy, at CA Technologies. You can follow her on Twitter at @laragreden.

In April, we examined the requirements for integrating data from a multitude of sources for power, cooling and other facilities related assets in the data center, so now let’s hone in on the importance of your DCIM software integrating with other critical systems in your environment.

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Google’s machine-learning data centers make themselves more efficient

Google’s data centers are famous for their efficient use of power, and now they’re (literally) getting even smarter about how they consume electricity. Google today explained how it uses neural networks, a form of machine learning, to drive energy usage in its data centers to new lows.

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Emerson Agrees to Sell Connectivity Solutions Business to Bel Fuse

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced that it has agreed to divest its Connectivity Solutions business unit to Bel Fuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: BELF.A and BELF.B).  The transaction, valued at $98 million, is expected to close before the end of the fiscal year, with proceeds deployed for incremental share repurchase in 2014.

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Environmental Monitoring: You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Monitor

Data center administrators are tasked with running an optimally efficient environment. This means understanding resource utilization, how equipment is being deployed and, of course, the environmental impact of a new high-density, multi-tenant, data center platform.

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Safeguarding Equipment While Reducing Power Consumption

As one places more infrastructure into the current data center platform, one can begin to run into power and control challenges. As the cost of power continues to rise, while the demand for computing capacity grows at an unprecedented rate, balancing the costs of cooling equipment against the need for uninterrupted uptime presents a constant challenge.

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Emerson Network Power Survey of North American Data Center Users’ Group Shows Growing Concern Over Technology Change Occuring in Data Center

A growing number of data center managers are concerned over the amount of technology change occurring in their data centers, according to a spring survey of data center users from Emerson Network Power.

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Data Center Lighting and Efficiency

As data center operators, engineers and architects consider different ways to make their data centers more efficient, often the last areas they consider is data center lighting. While lighting only comprises 3 to 5 percent of a data center’s energy load, it’s one of the easiest areas to address and one that will help take a data center with good Power Utilization Effectiveness (PUE) to one with great PUE.

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