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How to Improve Capacity Planning with Rack Mount Power Strips

Posted on August 20, 2014 by Anthony Bonaventura  |  Comment (0)

Server Room Data Center

Intelligent rack mounted PDUs can be the centerpiece of understanding how much you know — and don’t know — about power consumption in your data center.  

Back when power was cheap and managing how it was used was a low priority, managers could rely on nameplate specifications for IT devices to predict power consumption and determine the capacity of their data centers.  In fact, some data centers still rely on this methodology to manage their capacity.