Increase the energy efficiency in the data center to Munich, June 24, 2009 – Emerson Network power, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR) and world market leader in the field of comprehensive business-critical continuity, has just published the results of a study carried out in the year twice. Implemented this by the data center users group (DCUG) of the company. Altogether, more than 120 data center and IT managers participated in the survey. The preview of the results of the study was presented at the beginning of the month, during the two-day DCUG Spring Conference in Washington, D.C.. More than 200 DCUG members took part in the Conference, focusing on the technologies and best practices\”was, which allows data centers to achieve more power with less effort and thus the efficiency and resources to optimize. About reduce costs in the data center are among the topics discussed\”, optimize existing resources in the data center\”, development of monitoring systems to the Efficiency measurement in data centers\”. Especially the DCUG study, showed that interest in energy efficiency and adequate services with regard to monitoring and Datacenter management is continuously increasing. 47 percent of those polled gave the energy efficiency as one of the most important parameters in terms of data center and network.
46 percent of respondents indicated a monitoring of energy consumption as one of the three most important points of their work. Other important factors include heat density, availability and power density. The study demonstrated that 61 percent of those polled by the current economic situation were forced to cut investment. 35 percent of those polled postpone their plans to the up or expansion of a data center for the same reason. As soon as it again to the financial situation, 52 percent of respondents would seek so building data centers with capacity between 10 and 20 kW per rack so much higher than the current average of 7.4 kW per rack.