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Today's average data center is 12 to 15 years old, reaching end of life, and unable to meet today's power demands. Studies show that data center power requirements are increasing by 8% per year on average, and 20% per year in the largest centers. Indeed, creating an energy-efficient data center is paramount to curbing runaway power consumption and accommodating greater data center capacity. Access >>>
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With energy consumption concerns mounting throughout data centers, IT departments have turned to solutions large and small to ease their power ...
Chillers, air handlers, power distribution, backup power—all these mechanical processes that keep servers running smoothly account for more than half...
Chapter 4 of the e-book, Green Data Center, picks up where the other previous chapters left off in the plan for going green in the data center. This...
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