• Twitter
  • FaceBook
Home > White Papers > Alcatel-Lucent > Keeping Cool In The Data Center

Keeping Cool In The Data Center


Faster, more powerful and dense computing hardware generates significant heat and imposes considerable data center cooling requirements. Traditional computer room air conditioning (CRAC) cooling methods are proving increasingly cost-ineffective and inefficient. Studies show that using the volume of room air as a heat exchange medium is wasteful and allows for substantial mixing of hot and cold air. Further, it limits cabinet/ frame/rack density because it cannot effectively cool high heat density equipment that is spaced closely together.

Email this page
Published:  Dec 02, 2009
Length:  13
Type:  White Paper
Tags : 
data center design and management, distributed computing, internetworking hardware, power and cooling, database development, data integration

Community Area

Log in | Register

Solution Center

Follow TechGenix on Twitter