Digital Realty Trust (PUE)

Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is one of the most widely adopted metrics for measuring a data centre’s performance.

Digital Realty Trust (DRT) now uses the metric to not only benchmark the performance of its data centre designs, but builds it right into the centre so customers can react and improve performance during the life of the facility.

By measuring the facility’s total power usage every 15 minutes, DRT centre now allow real-time monitoring of energy efficiency.

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Pete Swabey

Pete Swabey

Pete was Editor of Information Age and head of technology research for Vitesse Media (now Bonhill Group plc) from 2005 to 2013, before moving on to be Senior Editor and then Editorial Director at The...