Posts Tagged "cooling"

5 key data centre optimisation trends for 2019

There are multiple innovations that are ready to generate real advantages for data centre operators in 2019 – particularly given the fact that even the best run data centres still have considerable cooling and thermal issues. And with cooling now representing around 30% of a data centre’s operating costs, it’s…

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8 Tips to Keep Your Server Room and Network Closet Cool

1. Ensure that your server room receives adequate airflow from AC and centralised air systems To do this you will want to check a few things: Firstly, make sure that the room has its own dedicated intake and return vents. This way when the doors are closed to the room, air…

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4 Tasks Your Data Centre Team Should Be Focusing On

When you are lucky enough to be taking some time off, there will of course be thoughts in your mind about whether the data centre, and everything it represents for your business is safe, especially if it still going to have active users and workloads.  Moreover, if a problem does occur…

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Whatever happened to Green IT?

Call it green computing or sustainable IT, ten years ago it was all the rage. The IT press was filled with articles about it. Today, it’s hard to find a headline that mentions it. What happened? Green IT gained real traction in 2007-2008, as companies vied for position as the…

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Is battery cooling system better in data centres?

Do battery cooling cabinets save money over cooling batteries within the whole data centre? While battery cooling cabinets sound logical at first, there are very practical reasons why no one implements them in data centres. Data centres that use valve regulated lead acid could put the sealed-cell batteries into a…

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