Data Centers' Surprise at "Seeing" their Energy Savings

The power costs associated with operating a data center are about 30 percent of total expenses. And most data center operators know that. But save them a little energy, and show them the results, and they're often surprised. Aaron Rallo, founder and CEO of TSO Logic, has released a dashboard that helps data centers "see" the results of their … [Read more...]

Monitoring Technology to Improve Data Center Efficiency

Lisa Cohn of interviews Craig Compiano, CEO of Modius, a company that provides software that optimizes the infrastructure and operations of critical facilities. He explains how using monitoring technology can significantly increase overall energy efficiency in data centers. Check out our new report on data center efficiency by … [Read more...]

Figuring out how to go green without going crazy

By Elisa Wood January 11, 2012 Utilities worry about a lot of things, such as keeping the lights on, earning a return for investors, and making regulators and customers happy with their service. Now there is a new worry: How can they protect customers from what one utility refers to as “mental fatigue?” In this particular case, the utility … [Read more...]

A Green Cloud is a Transparent Cloud

By Eric Woods Pike Research Guest Blogger, Energy Efficiency Markets June 22, 2011 At Connectivity Week in Santa Clara, recently, I took part in a series of panel discussions on data center energy efficiency. The discussions covered a wide range of issues from the practicalities of infrastructure optimization to the possible role of data centers … [Read more...]