6. Energy Management
Energy management is a growing concern for mission-critical facilities, especially data centers, where the cost of powering IT equipment equals 20% of its cost. Because of the ever-increasing density of servers and switches, power require-ments for the largest data centers are increasing 20% per year; some data center operators report that their monthly power costs recently skyrocketed from $10,000 to $35,000.
- Accurately track your energy usage
- Validate utility billings
- Determine the effect of facilities expansion and consolidation