Beware the Energy Crunch

thumb_chapman_pincher.gif A while back I wanted to put a new blade server into a rack at a data center only to be told there wasn’t enough power. I offered to buy some more. Sorry no can do! Matters now appear to be even worse. In London, power is now being ring-fenced for the Olympics in a pre-emptive strike for what is becoming a scarce and evermore expensive commodity. It is time to Identify – Quantify – Modify and Manage your IT energy needs – the E-crunch is on its way.

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Hmm. Sounds like those folks within the M25 best start thinking of utilising data centers outside the M25, eh? ---* Bill






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