Yahoo's data center cold aisle containment

Yahoo! and SynapSense teamed up to use cold aisle containment in a Yahoo! data center, cutting cooling costs by 21% and reducing the facility's power usage effectiveness (PUE) from 1.52 to 1.44. Oh, and it's saving the company about a half-million dollars a year.

 

Yahoo! cuts data center cooling costs by one-fifth using cold aisle containment

Yahoo! and SynapSense teamed up to use cold aisle containment in a Yahoo! data center, cutting cooling costs by 21% and reducing the facility's power usage effectiveness (PUE) from 1.52 to 1.44. Oh, and it's saving the company about a half-million dollars a year.

Photo courtesy of SynapSense

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This was first published in January 2010

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