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Beyond PUE: Understand Gartner's New Data Center Energy Efficiency Metrics

Published: 23 July 2014

ID: G00263623

Analyst(s): Henrique Cecci


Gartner has developed new data center energy efficiency metrics, idle energy and computational energy, for data center managers. These metrics provide a simple and unique method to effectively measure, track, compare and improve data center facility and IT equipment energy efficiencies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Gartner's IE Metric
    • Measuring IE
  • Gartner's CE Metric

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