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Maximizing and Sustaining the Peak Performance of Data Centers
Data centers, today, are becoming critical to business success. Having become the central hub for most businesses, it is essential that they always operate at peak performance. This is why data center professionals are always on the lookout for ways to make their data centers more efficient. To start with, organizations can improve their data center cooling systems. While most data center operators utilize high-density servers that generate massive amounts of heat, they are also more power-hungry than legacy equipment.
This is a trend which is unlikely to change in the near future. As the technological advancements in Machine Learning, big data analytics are incorporated in more industry verticals, the increase in computing requirement will go up, creating a spike in the increase in power consumption. This, in turn, will cause an increase in heat dissipation, which will require more cooling. So it is important that data centers are equipped with ways to handle the heat dissipation better. Centers can begin looking at green solutions to increase the energy efficiency with the use of renewable resources like wind or solar energy.
Organizations can also conduct ongoing diagnostics and analytics checks, in order to address risks and help prevent expensive downtimes, outages, and repairs preemptively. BY continuously monitoring their systems, data center managers can protect their systems and facilities that automate the business processes. It is equally important to appropriate a portion of the yearly budget to data centers, so as to ensure that the data center facilities and IT equipment are always up-to-date.