According to DCD Intelligence, 46 per cent of data center managers continuously monitor efficiency, yet 68 per cent watch consumption closely as a key energy parameter. The takeaway is simple ó if you canít measure it, you canít manage it as management guru, Peter Drucker once said.
This report details current data center approaches, challenges, and standards. It also covers Anixterís concept of the intelligent power chain, which includes the entrance feed, UPS systems, room and cabinet distribution, and the IT equipment.
The report concludes by exploring the future of the data center including power, industry trend, and energy technologies and what they mean for owners, managers,and operator.