Energy efficiency is a major concern in the data center industry. Organizations are always looking for the latest cooling technology to increase optimization. More facilities are exploring to free cooling … Read More
Total-Power Usage Effectiveness: Next Gen Energy Efficiency Metrics
Introduced last 2016, power usage effectiveness (PUE) has been the de facto metric for assessing data center energy efficiency. It’s straightforward to calculate the ratio between total facility power and power … Read More
Singapore Lifting the Ban For New Data Centers: What’s The Catch?
Introduction In Singapore, Excessive energy consumption of data centers and the challenges of going green in a tropical country led to issuing of a ban for new data centers. Data … Read More
Practical Steps to Cut Data Center Costs
The cost of operating data centers has been rising year on year. An average data center construction cost is 10 to 12 million US dollars ($). With additional design specifications, … Read More
The Challenge of Reducing Power Usage in Data Centers
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), data centers consumed 2% (61 billion kWh) of total electricity usage in the United States in 2006. Surprisingly, IT equipment accounted for just … Read More
Rise of Prefabricated Data Centers
There is a rapid expansion of the digital economy. This is driven by the rise of various technologies such as cloud computing, big data, IoT, mobile internet and streaming services. … Read More
What is Power Usage Effectiveness in Data Center?
Digital technologies have brought to us a new way of living. Every industry contends to create its own technology-driven metamorphosis. As the world relies on the Internet of Things (IoT), … Read More
PUE Impact On Data Center Costs
Importance of PUE on Data Center Costs Efficiency measurements such as Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and Water Usage Effectiveness (WUE) assist data center owners and operators. By assessing the entire … Read More