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GCN : November 2013
64 FEATURE STORY Optimize data center energy consumption with 10 immediate and near-term measures to cut costs. here's one sure way to take advantage of the latest and greatest techniques for energy efficiency in data centers today: Build a new facility from scratch. at's one way to adhere to the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED specifications and other industry guidelines for environmentally sound IT facilities. Unfortunately, a "greenfield" approach is not often practical. is is especially true for IT managers who are challenged to maximize existing investments while still making their operations as efficient, reliable and cost-effective as possible. Fortunately, there's good news for those who can't take a clean-slate approach to energy management. A wide variety of tools and techniques exist to give most any data center new levels of power and cooling efficiency. Best of all, some of these options offer quick wins that produce fast returns in the form of cost savings and power reduction. Others require new, but not overly burdensome, investments that can be implemented over time to steadily increase in efficiency and make it easier for IT shops to justify new expenditures. Here are 10 power steps CIOs can take today and in the near term to take advantage of the latest efficiency innovations and optimize energy usage in their IT operations. T