November 17th, 2011 By: Colleen Miller
The 7×24 Exchange fall conference held this week in Phoenix offered the opportunity to hear from different voices and leaders in the industry as well as vendors to the data center industry. Also included were those who assist the industry in certifying products as energy efficient.
Stephen Fairfax, of MTechnology, offered some counter-intuitive yet data-driven recommendations that could lead to increased reliability in the data center, such as being less aggressive on maintenance regimes and more attentive to generator tanks and fuel. (See 7X24: Generators Are Key to Reliability and Is Maintenance Making Your Data Center Less Reliable?)