Green Technology: Getting the most out of every watt

With energy costs having risen in recent years, the day-to-day costs of running a data centre have often overtaken the upfront purchase outlay involved in kitting the room out.

5th May, 2012
Declan Hogan, manager, Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networks (ESSN), HP Ireland.

With energy costs having risen significantly in recent years, the day-to-day costs of running a data centre have often overtaken the upfront purchase outlay involved in kitting the room out.

Data centre technology vendors have been quick to react, with many now competing to offer the most energy-efficient systems to attract customers.

This means that a lot of organisations are actually reducing their carbon footprint without thinking closely about it, according to Declan Hogan, manager,...

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