With business growing — and the completion recently of several company acquisitions — the firm made the decision to expand its data center operations to a Tier III colocation (colo) facility.
The data center team took the opportunity to exam its cabinet configurations and power distribution strategy, and to introduce new efficiency tools to both data centers.
Yahoo! JAPAN introduced the Raritan’s PX intelligent rack power distribution units (iPDUs) to its data centers to monitor real-time power consumption, and so decisions could quickly be made on where new servers and racks should be added to support scaling. Real-time energy monitoring also helps the company keep an eye on the health of its data centers.