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Top technologies that can make your datacentre green
This article is part of the CWEurope issue of May 2013
Datacentre infrastructure management Free air cooling On-site wind generation or use of renewable energy Low-power servers Modular datacentres Datacentre consolidation and virtualisation Cloud computing Driven by rising electricity costs, green legislation and corporate social responsibility, green IT is increasingly on most IT professionals’ minds. Whatever the reasons, experts say that in the long run, having an energy-efficient datacentre helps the environment. An energy efficient datacentere can also save businesses money, so here are some of the main technologies that can help your datacentre become green. Datacentre infrastructure management Experts rate datacentre infrastructure management (DCIM) tools as one of the coolest technologies that can help companies make their infrastructure energy-efficient and green Until 2009, DCIM had virtually no market penetration, but today it is one of the most significant areas of green computing, according to Simon Mingay, research vice-president at Gartner. DCIM brings together ...
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