Wireless Sensor Networks for Data Centers
Non-IT loads typically account for nearly 50% of data center energy consumption. Using real-time information generated by a wireless sensor network, managers at a USDA data center in St. Louis, Missouri, were able to identify and implement changes in data center operations that reduced cooling load by 48% and overall power usage by 17%. Simple payback for the wireless sensor network was 3.4 years. View full-size infographic. [PDF - 227 KB]
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