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A Framework to Optimize Energy Efficiency in Data Centers Based on Certified KPIs

Department of Informatics, Very Large Business Applications, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, 26129 Oldenburg, Germany
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Technologies 2018, 6(3), 87; https://doi.org/10.3390/technologies6030087
Received: 24 July 2018 / Revised: 13 September 2018 / Accepted: 13 September 2018 / Published: 15 September 2018
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Abstract

Both electricity consumption and CO2 emission from Germany’s 50,000 data centers have grown continuously in recent years. However, projects that can be used to evaluate the energy efficiency of data centers are no longer available to companies. Thus, there is a need for solid solutions that are going to help data center operators to assess and improve a data center’s energy efficiency. A particular approach in the form of an evolutionary prototype, which is described in this article, is designed to serve as a basis for the development of the software, which will support companies in addressing their personalized energy efficiency needs. View Full-Text
Keywords: data centers; energy efficiency assessment; certificate “Der Blaue Engel” data centers; energy efficiency assessment; certificate “Der Blaue Engel”
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Gizli, V.; Marx Gómez, J. A Framework to Optimize Energy Efficiency in Data Centers Based on Certified KPIs. Technologies 2018, 6, 87.

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