Network closets in the healthcare setting are housing more powerful and critical equipment as hospitals and ambulatory offices rely on these spaces to support an increasing number of business-critical applications such as electronic medical records (EMRs), wireless communications and digital imaging.
Knowing the difference between Watts and Volt-Amps (VA) is crucial for UPS load sizing in data centers, but UPS vendors and manufacturers often use the terms interchangeably. Learn how to use these terms correctly in specifying power protection equipment.
The obstacles for not measuring power consumption are real, but not having information often leads to major operational and strategic issues. Read this whitepaper to learn how to begin energy optimization and energy resource management with Viridity's EnergyCenter software.
IBM can help you evaluate the costs and long-term benefits of your current energy strategy. Start with a basic one-day energy assessment or get a full profile of your data center with IBM Thermal Analysis for High Density Computing.
Some of the most useful benchmarks and metrics in evaluating server performance are provided in this article along with descriptions to help IT managers identify the ones that best fit their organization.
Important differences exist between precision cooling and building air conditioning (comfort cooling) in controlling these environmental conditions. In this paper, we compare both cooling systems’ ability to maintain favorable environmental conditions, and their energy efficiency and annual operating costs.
A data center's power availability has become essential to an organization's ability to serve its customers and to stay both competitive and profitable. This white paper will discuss 10 underutilized best practices for building and maintaining a highly available data center power infrastructure.
Following a greener path has become much more than an altruistic endeavor, organizations are focusing on developing green data centers in order to reduce the exorbitant power and cooling costs as well as improve operational efficiency.
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