Emerson Joins The Green Grid

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Emerson (EMR), the parent company of data center cooling vendor Liebert, has joined The Green Grid, the non-profit consortium dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centers. Emerson said it will participate as a contributing member, and will work closely with other Green Grid members to develop meaningful operating standards and metrics for to improve the energy efficiency of data centers.

“With our active membership to this important industry consortium, Emerson has a new platform for sharing our proven experience and joining forces on energy efficient solutions that will have a broader impact across the industry than any single company could accomplish,” said David Farr, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Emerson

Member companies currently sitting on The Green Grid’s board of directors include HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, AMD, APC, Dell, Rackable Systems, SprayCool, Sun Microsystems and VMware.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.