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Green Data Center Calculator - Scheduled Server Power-Down

Can turning off the juice to your servers that do not support critical 24 / 7 functions result in meaningful savings? This spreadsheet-based calculator can help evaluate technologies such as Wake-on-LAN.

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To power down or not? That's the question many IT departments ponder at the end of every workday or weekend. The accompanying Green Data Center calculator gives users a quick approximation of the results you can expect from s temporary power-down strategy --powering down servers that are not required 24/7 (such as servers executing backup software) on a scheduled basis using technology such as Wake-on-LAN.

The attached Zip file includes:

  • Intro Page.doc
  • GreenDC-PowerDown2eco.ods
  • GreenDC-PowerDown2eco.xls