Data Centers Delivered’s Response to the NY Times’ Article on Data Center Energy InefficienciesDate posted: September 25, 2012 Posted by Stephen C. Madaffari
The data center industry is the latest vertical to feel the wrath of poor energy efficiency as witnessed by two New York Times articles on the topic. There are solutions out there, such as the modular, custom-built data centers Data Centers Delivered offers that help customers meet their desired power utilization effectiveness goals, but how you achieve data center energy-efficiency is a matter of risk, cost and operations. Which is most important to you? High efficiency is born from higher capital expense. Therefore, the trick is to build highly efficient data centers with responsible CAPEX because by nature the OPEX will be lower. It is about Total Cost of Ownership. Build only what you need today and leave yourself open to future expansion and technology shifts when demand calls for it.