Efficient Energy Datacenter
The ecological footprint of data centers is constantly increasing: it is estimated that in the next 10 years there will be 30 times more data (90% of which will not be structured) and significantly more servers. Reducing the carbon footprint (one of the main concerns of stakeholders) and improving the energy efficiency of data centers is therefore vital in order to reduce consumption and costs.
The cooling systems are the main item of consumption in a Data center.
To reduce the energy consumption, the consumption by the server cooling systems must above all be reduced.
– an optimised design of the white room
– selecting the right cooling solutions
To obtain the most appropriate solutions, it is necessary first of all to know the class of Data center concerned (see opposite).
These solutions will then facilitate the implementation of a global cooling system called “free cooling”.
The objective is to reduce power losses so as to increase the efficiency of the electrical infrastructure.
Power losses connected with energy conversion and UPSs currently represent around 10% of the total
energy consumption of a data center, where the cooling alone represents 40% (internal investigations). Given the efforts made with regard to cooling, particularly through designs enabling the use of free cooling, these power losses will account for a large part of the data center’s energy bill.
The reduction of power losses must be worked at on a daily basis, via careful management of the energy requirements. Those responsible for operating a data center must therefore pay attention to the flow and quality of the incoming energy in order to adapt the power demand to the actual requirements of the data center and ensure optimum use of the power received.
Server usually account for 40% of the energy used in data centre. Smart PDU thanks to the granularity they provide help manage better the energy consumed by servers.
Raritan’s PX intelligent rack PDU series offers more than just power distribution – it’s a launch pad for real-time remote power monitoring, environmental sensors, data center infrastructure management, and so much more.
The PX series offers hundreds of models to power all your data center applications, including models with outlet switching, individual outlet metering, high power for blade servers and high density applications, and 400V three-phase power distribution.