You Don't Have to Go 'Extreme' to Green Your Data Center

John Storts

Many companies strive to improve the energy efficiency of their data centers, especially in these trying economic times. Some, like Iron Mountain Underground, take more "extreme" approaches than others, such as harnessing the power of renewable resources to cool and power equipment.


Others look to techniques like server virtualization and more practical strategies for "greening" the company's infrastructure.


Use the Knowledge Network to locate information and expert advice on improving data center energy efficiency, whether using extreme or mainstream tactics. Just don't be among those IT managers who've failed to take energy costs into account when developing their IT budgets. Stay on your CFO's good side: build the best data center for your company while keeping cost and energy use as low as possible.


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