When we think of sustainability in the context of data centers, the challenge can be intimidating because it encompasses so many factors that demand our attention. Phillip Marangella, CMO of EdgeConneX, celebrates the progress and commitments the data center industry has made around sustainability.
How do you turn the “capacity over efficiency” equation around? David Mettler, vice president of sales and market director for the United States, IO Data Centers, explores how finding the right colocation provider can help you improve efficiency in the data center.
For IT staff, the responsibility to eliminate waste and common inefficiencies found throughout the data center is key to success. Data center managers that employ certain energy efficient strategies and technologies can make a big and measurable impact on their facilities’ bottom line. Intel’s Jeff Klaus explains how to eliminate waste and these common inefficiencies.
If you are trying to improve data center operating performance without replacing your existing infrastructure, there are a variety of economical tactics you can employ. Choosing to follow these strategies can help to keep your existing infrastructure productive and efficient, and on track with industry best practices.
America’s data centers have dramatically improved their energy efficiency, resulting in a small increase in power use during a period of explosive growth for cloud computing services.