The goal may be to reduce cost, save the environment or keep the data center running, but excessive energy consumption has become a critical issue for most of the organizations using IT systems. Frank Johnson discusses the need for energy efficiency and the server virtualization technique to reduce power cost and increase resource utilization.
The IT Power Crises:The consumption of power is a critical issue in the domain of IT organizations. Computing equipment has become increasingly dense and energy costs are on the rise. Many datacenters even lack adequate electrical power or space that IT services require. Industry analysts estimate that annual costs of powering a server may soon exceed its acquisition cost.[Read More...]