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How to Run the Data Center Effectively at High Temperatures

Published: 09 January 2013

ID: G00237730

Analyst(s): Rakesh Kumar


Running data centers at high temperatures in specific environments can provide financial savings. However, data center managers need to watch for potential risks and reliability issues.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evaluate Your Server Reliability and Availability Parameters
  • Run the Temperature at a High Rate at a Specified Time
  • Consider Reducing Required Cooling Levels to Save Money
  • Ensure That Your Hardware Design Can Meet Power Consumption Demands

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