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On Switched Rack PDUs and Decreasing Energy Consumption in the Data Center

Posted on July 1, 2014 by Michael Bord

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There are a lot of ways to decrease energy consumption in the data center; everything from building hot/cold aisle containment systems, to distributing higher voltages at the rack, to eliminating voltage step-downs, to building a brand new facility in a Scandinavian country and using airside economizers to cool equipment.  The obvious downside with any of these is that they may require a big overhaul of your existing infrastructure, disrupt operations, or be too costly to undertake.

Switched PDUs are a lower cost solution that can easily fit into an existing infrastructure or be a part of a new data center build. Most importantly, they tackle several issues in one shot.  


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