Raising data center temperatures: Understanding the full impact
The Unexpected Impact of Raising Data Center Temperatures
A common trick-of-the-trade for boosting data center efficiency is to raise IT inlet temperatures. But while this noticeably increases economizer hours, it can lead to more adverse effects on the data center down the road. But just how adverse?
In this whitepaper, explore the findings of a cost analysis, including CapEx and energy usage, to discover the true impact that raising inlet temperatures has on the data center – and where server failure comes into play.