HP has on-demand cooling system for data centers

A recent article in the SF Chronicle covered progress made at HP, with the help of CITRIS researchers, on finding cheaper ways to cool down a data center.

Finding cheaper ways to cool down a data center is a hot topic in the
technology world.

With rising energy costs and global concerns about carbon emissions, industry
giants are exploring new techniques to deal with overheating computers.

Hewlett-Packard Co. weighs in today with its latest cooling technology that
it says can slash a business customer’s energy costs by up to 45 percent.

The system, dubbed Dynamic Smart Cooling, uses sensors and a software program
to control the temperatures in specific areas of a data center.

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