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Principles of data center infrastructure efficiency
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This chapter is included in the Energy efficient IT: The shift in data center efficiency E-Book.
Chillers, air handlers, power distribution, backup power - all of the mechanical processes that keep servers running smoothly account for more than half of an IT energy bill. But this is changing. Energy-efficiency best practices and equipment designs are available to help enterprises reduce their data center energy usage. This e-book covers data center cooling principles and raised-floor cooling, hot-aisle/cold aisle containment, high-density supplemental systems as well as the pros and cons of economizers. It also gives you the latest information on the long-standing direct-current (DC) power debate, and you'll get answers to your toughest data center infrastructure questions.