Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Compare cell phone plans using Wirefly's innovative plan comparison tool ×

Submission + - The Risks and Rewards of Warmer Data Centers (datacenterknowledge.com)

1sockchuck writes: The risks and rewards of raising the temperature in the data center were debated last week in several new studies based on real-world testing in Silicon Valley facilities. The verdict: companies can indeed save big money on power costs by running warmer. Cisco Systems expects to save $2 million a year by raising the temperature in its San Jose research labs. But nudge the thermostat too high, and the energy savings can evaporate in a flurry of server fan activity. The new studies added some practical guidance on a trend that has become a hot topic as companies focus on rising power bills in the data center.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

The Risks and Rewards of Warmer Data Centers

Comments Filter:

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it." - Bert Lantz

Working...