Author Archives: Industry Perspectives

PUE is DEAD: The Case for Performance Per Watt

Mark Davidson Joulex

Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) has been called “The Holy Grail” of data center energy metrics. But Performance per Watt measures the actual energy efficiency of every device in the data center and how it is used. Mark Davidson of JouleX writes about data center energy metrics. Read More

Green Benefits: Reduced Costs, Carbon Footprint

Loren-Zweig CoreLink

Data center service providers are not only delivering the facilities’ ability to deliver redundant and reliable critical power, cooling and network services, but also performing in ways that minimize environmental impact and carbon footprint, writes Loren Zweig of CoreLink Data Centers. Read More