A major concern for the IT professional administering the cost and efficiency of the data center is energy consumption. This information rich whitepaper, Tackling Today’s Data Center Energy Efficiency Challenges – A Software-Oriented Approach, is a detailed explanation of dealing with the energy questions by the subject matter experts at Schneider Electric and in particular their Square D Engineering Services team.
The premise behind this expert opinion and footnoted research is to outline a software-based approach to the data gathering, trending, and analysis that are necessary to apply successful energy efficiency measures in data center environments. The rational flow outlined is
• Planning strategic energy management
• Creating an energy model
• Implementing hardware measurement
• Utilizing software monitoring
Following these planning and monitoring recommendations outlined in this whitepaper will allow the data center professional to not only optimize on what is currently deployed but factor in future technologies as well. Click here to download this white paper.