Cooling equipment for an IT environment can be implemented in 10 basic configurations. The information in this paper allows IT professionals to be more involved in the specification of precision cooling solutions that better align with IT objectives.
The trend of increasing heat densities in data centers has held consistent with advances in computing technology for many years. As power density increased, it became evident that the degree of difficulty in cooling these higher power demand loads was also increasing.
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.
Hot spots can seriously reduce the efficiency of an organization's computer equipment. Watch this webcast for expert tips on remediating your data center's hot spots and discover the costs associated with the task.
This paper addresses the greatest environmental threats to the functionality of small to medium computer rooms and presents the time and cost savings associated with the integration of a remote monitoring system.
Hot spots can seriously reduce the efficiency of an organization's computer equipment. Read this Presentation Transcript for expert tips on remediating your data center's hot spots and discover the costs associated with the task.
IT equipment mounted in racks cools itself by drawing ambient air from the data center or network room. If the heated exhaust air is allowed to return to the air inlet of the equipment, an undesirable overheating condition may occur. This paper explains how this problem compromises the cooling process and the benefit of using air blanking panels.
The quest for efficiency improvement raises questions regarding the optimal air temperature for data centers. The goal is to find the optimal temperature range where the combined IT and cooling load is minimized. Data presented is based upon actual sealed testing of different cooling systems when subjected to the simulated composite server...
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