Data centers are designed for reliability, usually at the expense of efficiency. Such waste increases capital and operational expenditures, and can result in finite resources being exhausted, thereby creating a situation where relentless growth threatens to outgrow the data center. Clemens Pfeiffer, CTO of Power Assure, Inc., a data center infrastructure and energy management solutions provider, outlines 10 steps IT and facility managers can take to improve efficiency without compromising reliability.
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