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Author Curry, Edward ♦ Conway, Gerard ♦ Donnellan, Brian ♦ Sheridan, Charles ♦ Ellis, Keith
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Mature Data Center ♦ Data Center ♦ Maturity Model Approach ♦ Energy Efficiency Practice ♦ Energy Efficiency ♦ Maturity Model ♦ Mega-sized Facility ♦ Direct Power Need ♦ Closet-sized Operation ♦ Comprehensive Value-based Method ♦ Design Science ♦ Facility Management ♦ Significant Potential ♦ Environmental Bottom Line ♦ Abstract Power Usage ♦ Development Process
Abstract Abstract Power usage within a Data Center (DC) goes beyond the direct power needs of servers to include networking, cooling, lighting and facilities management. Data centers range from closet-sized operations, drawing a few kilowatts (kW), to mega-sized facilities, consuming tens of megawatts (MWs). In almost all cases, independent of size there exists significant potential to improve both the economic and environmental bottom line of data centers by improve their energy efficiency, however a number of challenges exist. This paper describes the resulting maturity model, which offers a comprehensive value-based method for organizing, evaluating, planning, and improving the energy efficiency of mature data centers. The development process for the maturity model is discussed, detailing the role of design science in its definition. 1
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article