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Understanding Power Usage: Power Usage Effectiveness

January 6, 2014

Power Usage Effectiveness or PUE is a metric used by the hosting industry to measure how effective a datacenter is in terms of its power usage. Ideally, the majority of the power will be consumed by the computing equipment housed inside the datacenter, as opposed to cooling systems or other operational overhead. PUE is one […]

Clean Cloud Power and Green Data Centres

Clean Cloud Power and Green Data Centres

October 19, 2012

In our latest graphic, find out how global IT brands like IBM, Facebook, and Apple rank on Greenpeace’s Clean Cloud Power Report Card–you’ll be very surprised who received a “D”. You’ll also also learn who has the greenest data centre, how one “greenifies” a data centre, who’s got the lowest PUE in the business, and […]

Energy Efficient Data Centers

Energy Efficient Data Centers

October 3, 2012

In this infographic, find out how global IT brands like IBM, Facebook, and Apple rank on Greenpeace’s Clean Cloud Power Report Card–you’ll be very surprised who received a “D”. You’ll also also learn who has the greenest data centre, how one “greenifies” a data centre, who’s got the lowest PUE in the business, and more. […]

Energy Use per Hour

Energy Use per Hour

August 12, 2012

Ever wonder how much energy is used by your different major appliances or electronics? Or how much energy all such appliances and electronics in the U.S. use? Here’s some info on that for four big ones: TVs, computers, clothes dryers, and refrigerators. f course, these are the averages. By buying energy-efficient electronics and appliances or […]