Cooling Capacity: How to Evaluate Utilization – Part 1

    The following is the first in a two-part series of guest posts by Lars Strong of Upsite Technologies. Lars Strong P.E., is a thought leader and recognized expert on data center optimization. Lars serves as the Senior Engineer at Upsite Technologies, … Continue reading

    Introducing Guidelines For Data Center Energy Productivity

    Along the lines of the amazingly crisp Digital Service Efficiency (DSE) introduced by eBay, and available for public view in real time at The Green Grid has revamped their Data Center Energy Productivity Metric to universally accommodate any core … Continue reading

    Data Centers Impacted By North American Energy Policies

    Consider this a data center public service message – The Green Grid is conducting a Members Only live webcast to preview the latest research and findings on current and pending energy policies and their impact on data center operations in … Continue reading

    UPS As A Service Could Be An Economic Breakthru

    Uninterruptible Power as a Service How much would you pay for uninterruptible power?   Wait, let me rephrase that… how much are you paying now for uninterruptible power, and how much would you be willing to pay to have someone … Continue reading

    Discussing Data Center Of The Future at DCD NYC

    Looking forward to visiting with you at the upcoming Data Center Dynamics event in New York on March 11 where I will be wearing my Green Grid hat in a panel discussion addressing the topic of Rethinking Data Center Design. … Continue reading

    Last Week For Data Center Of The Future Survey

    In case you missed my riveting blog entry a few weeks ago announcing this survey, click here, be aware that time is running out. Please take a few minutes to get involved in this global effort to understand what industry … Continue reading

    DCIM Fun With Infographics Again

    Ok so technically this is a repost as somewhere in the cloud universe the original file sits, with a proper URL reference, but it was never added to the blog roll. One more argument for understanding your SLAs, exactly what … Continue reading

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Jack PouchetJack Pouchet is director of energy initatives for Emerson Network Power. He brings more than 20 years related experience, is an active member of The Green Grid, and is frequently engaged with federal and state agencies in research and legislation centered on alternative and renewable energy.

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