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Data Center Energy Consumption is 2% of Total US Electricity

Data center energy consumption accounted for 1.3% of all the electricity used in the world in 2010. For the US, data centers accounted for 2% of all electricity which was lower than predicted. That’s according to the research report Worldwide Electricity Used in … Continue reading

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ASHRAE TC 9.9 New Thermal Guidelines for Data Centers

ASHRAE TC 9.9 could not have come at a better time as the dog days of summer have arrived bringing record heat and increased pressure to keep data centers temperature and humidity under control. These conditions challenge goals for GreenIT … Continue reading

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CIO Eye Candy and Power Savings Too

The implementation of Cisco UCS has created a situation where I must I confess, my team often reminds me I am a dork, a nerd and that as CIO I am no longer allowed admin rights to anything. So, I … Continue reading

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What Cleaning the Office Fridge and Green IT Have in Common

Green IT coverage by Campus Technology has left me confused. I suppose any day now Campus Technology will send me an issue dedicated to IT departments where everyone made it to work on time one day or successfully upgraded to MS Office … Continue reading

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Question: Where does 1 = 2.84?

Answer: In your data center. No, it’s not new math. But, it is the math for PUE and the green data center. Data Center Power When you reduce your server energy consumption by 1 watt you produce a cumulative energy … Continue reading

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