Industry Perspectives: Power Assure, Infosys, Raritan

This week's Industry Perspectives featured columns from Clemens Pfeiffer of Power Assure on server power efficiency, Ron Diersen of Infosys Limited on data center design, and Greg More of Raritan on "smart racks."

The Industry Perspectives channel at Data Center Knowledge highlights thought leadership in the data center arena, providing industry professionals with the opportunity to share their insight and expertise. For your weekend reading, here’s a recap of this week’s columns:

Reducing Server Power Consumption - Servers in data centers waste a substantial amount of energy, writes Clemens Pfeiffer of Power Assure. The reason is: Servers are deployed and configured for peak capacity, performance and reliability, usually at the expense of efficiency.

Data Center Design Models and Trends - Business drivers influence design, says Ron Diersen of Infosys Limited. The type of IT infrastructure in today's data center is designed to provide specific business services, which impacts the physical design of the data center

Smart Racks: The Deep End of the Pool - With increasing size and complexity there is an increased need to drive intelligence to the domain of IT devices, writes Greg More of Raritan. Aptly named, "smart racks" bring intelligence to the data center that is helpful for planning and managing equipment, power and more.

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