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You May Be Over Paying for Data Center Power

It’s All About the Density One of my earliest clients (circa 2000) wanted to completely fill a standard colocation cabinet with as many servers as it could physically hold. While logical, this was a big issue for us as our data center at that time could only cool a single cabinet up to 2 kilowatts (KW). This meant that while physically it could fit 42 servers into a single cabinet, we didn’t have the cooling capacity to keep up with such heat …