How higher temperature, humidity affects data center, IT equipment

Nov. 13, 2012
New white paper from The Green Grid examines.

A new white paper from The Green Grid looks at how environmental parameters of increased temperature and humidity can affect IT equipment, examining reliability and energy usage as the data center's operating range is extended.

See also: ASHRAE updates data center thermal guidelines

Using recently published ASHRAE data, the paper addresses misconceptions related to the application of higher operating temperatures. In addition, it explores the hypothesis that data center efficiency can be further improved by employing a wider operational range without substantive impacts on reliability or service availability.

Download the white paper here.

More coverage:The Green Grid imagines 'Data Center 2025'

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