Why is saving data center energy important?

Why is saving data center energy important?

Why is saving data center energy important?

Date: Nov 14, 2008
Saving energy in a data center can translate into serious cost savings. Robert McFarlane discusses some real-life examples of how data centers have saved on their power bill and achieved other benefits from energy-efficient changes to their facilities.

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