Tag Archives: PUE

Does energy efficiency drive data center decisions – what data center professionals say about this issue

Wendy Schuchart, technology journalist with more than a decade experience in enterprise IT, recently summed up the highlights of debate, some data center experts had on the „Data Center Professionals“ group on LinkedIn. (Group») They asked themselves, if energy efficiency … read more

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Looking ahead at data center design optimization

In one of the last issues of ABB’s „Solutions for dat centers“-eBulletin the readers have been asked if they are considering using direct current in the future. The results: 26% of the participants said „Yes“, and 21% stated, that they … read more

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Beyond PUE: Data center sustainabiltiy metrics explained

When it comes to data center sustainability, you’ll often hear about PUE (power usage effectiveness). PUE has been originally developed by the Green Grid and is called “The Holy Grail” of data center metrics since then. PUE is the ratio … read more

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How to select a UPS installation appropriate to the site’s criticality and power requirement

Many Organisations rely on their IT infrastructure for their daily operations and strategic decisions. All of the data processing equipment and the network hardware that allows it to communicate, must be driven by clean, uninterrupted power at all operational times. … read more

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IT efficiency: How to reduce data center carbon

Powering data centers with clean energy is growing in importance for data center operators. But how can this be achieved? Focusing on supplying low-carbon electricity to data centers may not be the most effective strategy in addressing climate change. That … read more

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Insights: “The State Of Data Center Revolution”

Rising amounts of data create such constant demands that most executives feel some of their organizations’ data centers will run out of power, cooling, or space by the end of 2014, according to a study by Siemens, UBM Tech and … read more

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