Power and cooling capacity management for data centres

17 August 2016

High density IT equipment stresses the power density capability of modern data centres. Installation and unmanaged proliferation of this equipment can lead to unexpected problems with power and cooling infrastructure including overheating, overloads, and loss of redundancy.

The ability to measure and predict power and cooling capability at the rack enclosure level is required to ensure predictable performance and optimise use of the physical infrastructure resource.

In this white paper from Schneider Electric, Neil Rasmussen describes the principles for achieving power and cooling capacity management.