As I have mentioned in previous posts, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s (NYSERDA’s) Industrial and Process Efficiency – Data Center program, provides financial incentives to data center owners and operators to increase energy efficiency in their data centers.
For the last 40 years, engineers and designers have turned to the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE) Standard 90.1 for guidance in designing energy-efficient building systems.
With the start of 2017, it’s an apt time to look at the current state of the data center and the future of data center infrastructure management (DCIM) while prognosticating what we can expect for the coming year.
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Those lazy, hazy days of summer are upon us again and while I have written about this before, many small and midsize firms will still see their data center’s cooling systems pushed to their limits, and even far beyond.
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