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Is Your Data Center Becoming More ICU than CPU?

Posted by Jason Flomerfelt on Aug 26, 2015 11:40:00 AM

Is Your Data Center Becoming More ICU than CPU?

I recently came a cross a study performed by the Anthesis Group and Jonathan Koomey, a Research Fellow at Stanford University, which centered on server utilization.  Throughout the study they looked at the growing epidemic of what they call “comatose servers.”  By their definition, a comatose server is one that has not delivered information or computing services in at least six months, but is still live.

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Topics: Cost Avoidance, Asset Management, Servers