sponsored by Schneider Electric
Posted:  21 Jun 2007
Published:  01 Jan 2006
Format:  PDF
Length:  18  Page(s)
Type:  White Paper
Language:  English

Conventional models for estimating electrical efficiency of data centers are grossly inaccurate for real-world installations. Estimates of electrical losses are typically made by summing the inefficiencies of various electrical devices, such as power and cooling equipment.

This paper describes the major sources of data center inefficiency and explains why many of the values commonly used for estimating equipment inefficiency are inaccurate. Also, learn about a simple, more accurate efficiency model that provides a rational basis to identify and quantify waste in power and cooling equipment.

Cooling Equipment | Data Center Cooling | Data Center Infrastructure Efficiency | Data Center Management | Data Center Power Management | Energy Efficiency | IT Best Practices | Power Consumption Monitoring | Power Generation Equipment | TCO

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