How to Save Money and Safely Avoid Overcooling Your Data Center

Looking to run your environment more efficiently? Take a look at how to avoid overcooling your data center can help.

Bill Kleyman

June 2, 2014

1 Min Read
How to Save Money and Safely Avoid Overcooling Your Data Center

Today's data centers are experiencing more demands from the IT organization. Throughout the entire process, as administrators are continuously tasked with running a high-density, multi-tenant, data center platform as efficiently as possible. This means controlling power, workloads, and of course – cooling.

Worldwide demand for new and more powerful IT-based applications, combined with the economic benefits of consolidation of physical assets, has led to an unprecedented increase in data center density.

Data center professionals are being asked to be more efficient with their resources including energy and cooling. The methods used to manage your data center energy and cooling may no longer be sufficient. In this eBook from Raritan, we find out how you can improve your efficiency without sacrificing uptime.

The concept of cooling and data center design revolves around a few key principles. As this eBook outlines, seven key points to consider:

  • Energy Usage Today

  • Cost of Cooling Today

  • Common Methods of Saving Energy

  • ASHRAE Guidelines Enhanced

  • Monitoring Cooling

  • Potential Savings

  • Getting Started

The important point to consider is the need for direct visibility into the modern data center. The critical nature of your IT platform necessitates the requirement for an intelligent DCIM solution. Why? The goal isn’t only to create an efficient environment. Ultimately, a powerful DCIM platform can help a data center become proactive and allow administrators to catch problems before they become serious challenges.

Download this eBook today to learn about cooling best practices and where you can create real data center savings. Remember, an efficient data center allows your organization to grow dynamically – while still meeting future business demands.

About the Author(s)

Bill Kleyman

Bill Kleyman has more than 15 years of experience in enterprise technology. He also enjoys writing, blogging, and educating colleagues about tech. His published and referenced work can be found on Data Center Knowledge, AFCOM, ITPro Today, InformationWeek, NetworkComputing, TechTarget, DarkReading, Forbes, CBS Interactive, Slashdot, and more.

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