Welcome to the Upsite BlogCapturing the Evolution of Data Center Cooling and Airflow Management
Data Center Education and Knowledge
That is what you’ll gain with the Upsite Blog. We’ve been posting for several years now. One might think there is only so much to say about data center cooling and airflow management, but as a testament to our passion, and the ever changing landscape of data centers and computer rooms, we still have plenty left to talk about.
We hope you’ll find the content herein valuable and useful as you begin, or continue, your journey towards data center cooling optimization.
Did you know that 48% of conditioned air in the average data center escapes through unsealed cable openings and misplaced perforated tiles? In fact, the average data center could save as much as $32,000 per year in electric costs by eliminating bypass airflow. When...read more
The following post originally appeared on Jonathan G. Koomey's Blog. My dear friend Ken Brill passed away on July 30th, and a few of his colleagues and I gathered with Ken’s family in Maine on August 17th of this year to celebrate his life. I’ve posted below links to...read more
Each day Facebook processes 2.5 billion pieces of content and 500+ terabytes of data. Each hour Wal-Mart handles more than 1 million customer transactions and imports them into a 2.5 petabyte database. Each minute 48 hours of new video are uploaded to YouTube. While...read more
The EnergyLok Cooling Science Seminar: Not your average AFM-101 Remember that first 100-level, introductory seminar you took in college? It fulfilled an uninteresting requirement, attendance was definitely optional, and the professor didn’t even know your name. But...read more
Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a widely used metric for evaluating the overall efficiency of data center infrastructure. In fact, PUE data reveals that the cooling infrastructure is the single largest consumer of data center power (typically around half), and...read more
Airflow Management Awareness Month 2020
We’re hosting four free educational webinars throughout the month of June. Don’t miss them!
Cooling Capacity Factor (CCF) Reveals Data Center Savings
Learn the importance of calculating your computer room’s CCF by downloading our free Cooling Capacity Factor white paper.