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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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