Industry Perspectives

7 Attributes That Help Counter Data Center Downtime

Emerson's Liebert AC PowerPETER PANFIL
Emerson's Liebert AC Power

A recent downtime study took a closer look at high-performing data centers that experienced the least amount of downtime and identified seven common attitudes and actions largely shared by the organizations, writes Peter Panfill of Emerson’s Liebert AC Power. He outlines what these shared characteristics are. Read More

The Syracuse Green Data Center: Driving Energy Savings & System Reliability

GEM Energy

The Syracuse University Green Data Center is now a reality and has been in successful operation for over three years. The data center, at 6,000 square feet includes an adjacent power plant containing the combined heat and power system. David Blair of GEM Energy, who worked on the systems running the facility, outlines how the innovations deployed save power and increase reliability. Read More

Top 7 Reasons Data Centers Don’t Raise Their Thermostats

JE Dunn

Here we are in 2013 and very few data centers are even raising their thermostats to the recommended limits prescribed by ASHRAE’s 2008 guidance. Raising the thermostat is the single most simple energy saving move a data center can make, so why is it that they are so hesitant to do so? Ron Vokoun of JE Dunn explores the top answers from industry professionals. Read More

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