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Measuring Power in Your Data Center

Published By: Raritan Inc.
Raritan Inc.
Published:  May 21, 2009
Length:  5 pages

IT managers haven’t typically worried about power consumption. If additional services were needed, hardware was purchased and plugged in. This is quickly changing as additional power is unavailable, the cost of power is becoming a significant operating cost, and companies are placing higher value on green initiatives.   This white paper discusses why power should be measured, where it should be measured, what to do with the data once it is gathered, as well as some of the new technologies available.



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