NetApp's Pioneering Energy Star Data Center

<img src="/sites/datacenterknowledge.com/files/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/netapp-exterior.jpg" width="470" height="247" /> The NetApp data center in Research Triangle Park (RTP) recently became the first facility to earn the Energy Star for Data Centers rating. Here's a closer look at the infrastructure design that helped NetApp earn an exceptional rating from the EPA.

Earlier this month the NetApp Data Center in Research Triangle Park (RTP) in North Carolina became the first facility to earn the Energy Star for Data Centers rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The NetApp facility is distinctive in its focus on airflow management, with a design that completely separates hot and cold air and provides granular control over air pressure throughout the facility. Here's a closer look at The First Energy Star Data Center, and the infrastructure design that helped NetApp earn an exceptional rating (99 out of 100) from the EPA.

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