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Power: The cost reality The data center faces an insidious power problem. Here’s why it needs your attention now. The cost reality
Power needs are rising rapidly as electricity costs skyrocket. Could your data center be in trouble?
How to measure power Two formulas for measuring data-center power consumption
Power down These five tips will help you curb power usage in the data center. Chill out
Five tips for curbing power use in the data center
Where to get advice These four groups want to help figure out an answer to the power problem. Where to get advice
How four groups are tackling the power problem
Power’s future Three technologies that could one day help lower IT power consumption Power’s future
Three technologies that could help lower IT power consumption
Cool school How blade servers and in-row cooling are helping Bryant University drop energy costs by an anticipated 20% annually. Cool school
How Bryant University used blade servers and in-row cooling to drop energy costs by 20%
Data center state of the art • Bowne cuts footprint by 6%0 • Digital Reality wins with dollars-per-kilowatt focus • Unisys drops power consumption by 24% Data center efficiencies in action
Bowne cuts footprint by 60%
Digital Reality wins with dollars-per-kilowatt focus
Unisys drops power consumption by 24%

 
Power glossary. 12 must-know cooling and powering terms for your conversations with facilities managers. Power glossary
12 must-know cooling and powering terms for conversations with facilities managers
Power: the cost reality The data center faces an insidious power problem. Here’s why it needs your attention now. Stats gallery
Facts and figures for putting the data-center power problem into perspective
Efficiency check.   Plug in your metrics and see how efficient your data center is today. • APC’s Efficiency Quotient • IBM’s Data Center Efficiency Self-Assessment Test • Rackspace’s Efficiency Checklist Energy-efficiency self-assessment tool
Improving energy management begins with an understanding of your operational effectiveness. Start now.
Efficiency checklist
Don't forget these basics when studying how to improve energy efficiency in your data center
The energy audit. Why do you need one? What will you learn? Data center specialists Phil Horstmann and Vince DiMemmo, with Ascent, explain the ins and outs of this best practice. Listen now. The energy audit
Why do you need one? What will you learn? Data center specialists Phil Horstmann and Vince DiMemmo, with Ascent, explain the ins and outs of this best practice. Listen now.
 
THE NEW DATA CENTER INDEX
SOA Where the service-oriented architecture meets the adaptive data center The latest storage must-haves, from e-discovery to virtualization The latest storage must-haves, from e-discovery to virtualization
Virtualization: Exploring one of this decade's hottest technologies Virtualization: exploring one of this decade's hottest technologies Futureproof weapons and strategies for accomplishing your next security mission Futureproof weapons and strategies for accomplishing your next security mission
Speed-enhancing tips and technologies for knocking out WAN performance problems Speed-enhancing tips and technologies for knocking out WAN performance problems The best products and practices for building the next-gen IT infrastructure The best products and practices for building the next-gen IT infrastructure
READERS’ NDC FAVES
10 virtualization companies to watch 10 best products for next-gen network infrastructures Six advanced-technology open source projects Open-source security tools fit the enterprise bill Four tips for building better wireless networks
Virtualization/On-demand/Grid
10 virtualization companies to watch
Virtualization security needed – now!
App management in a virtual world
SOA apps & infrastructure
SOA, meet SOI
SOA made fast and easy
10 tools to management SOA
Advanced wireless & mobility
4 tips for building better wireless nets
5 ways to lock down mobile devices
WAN optimization
Vista over the WAN
The next big WAN optimization targets
Faster apps, Cisco-style
Power and cooling
Store green, save money
Danger in the new data center
Case studies
Avis  tries harder with SOA
Inside three enterprise SOAs
How SOA could change how you buy electricity
Next-generation security
Virtualization security needed – now!
New ways to prevent data leakage
Open-source security tools for the enterprise
Multimedia & tools
Podcast: SOA’s ready-made architectural model
Podcast: Virtualization management gotchas
Podcast: Application virtualization
Next-generation storage
Store green, save money
How to get e-discovery ready
How to tweak storage for great performance
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