IT Focus Area: infrastructure operations
February 10, 2015
Think Differently About Your Data Center
The Infinite Data Center can become a reality if you focus on maximizing compute capacity— not increasing data center floor space. This infographic shows the importance of knowing your data center from floor to ceiling, the power of density, and how your IT organization should start preparing for the future data center today.
Consider these facts when you read the infographic below:
By 2020, data centers will require six times the electricity of New York City
The biggest design mistake is focusing on data center floor space
A cabinet can be used better if it supports 10kW of equipment instead of 4kW
Unscheduled downtime can cost businesses an average of $7,900 per minute
A higher power density environment can reduce your overall footprint requirement
This is information was excerpted from the The Essential Guide to the Data Center Facility of the Future.
To learn more about why you should think differently about your data center, get your copy of The Essential Guide to the Data Center Facility of the Future.