Data Center Energy Efficiency Strategies

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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.

About the Author

Kevin Normandeau, is a veteran of the technology publishing industry having worked at a variety of technology sites including PC World; AOL Computing; Network World; Geek.com and International Data Group (IDG). Kevin lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two sons. When he is not in front of the computer (which is most of the time) he likes to get out to ski, hike and mountain bike.

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