Implementing Energy-efficient Data Centers

Electricity costs are an increasing portion of the total cost of ownership (TCO) for data centers. But you can dramatically reduce the electrical consumption of typical data centers through appropriate design of both the network-critical physical infrastructure and IT architecture. Discover how to quantify electricity savings and learn about methods that can greatly reduce your data center electrical power consumption.

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Taking an Integrated Approach to Energy Efficiency

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The high costs of new or expanded data centers, exponential growth in power costs, increased regulations, and the desire to minimize carbon emissions are all driving the recognition that managing energy is of critical importance. Organizations are focused on deploying more efficient systems and tracking the impact of energy consumption more closely. Learn about the issues associated with “greening” today’s enterprises. Read More

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