Still wearing your parka on the server room floor? Need mittens to access your control consoles? Ever caught penguins tobogganing up and down your cold aisles? If any of these symptoms sound familiar, your data center may be suffering from an epidemic known in the IT world as "Overcooling". Don't worry, you're not alone.
Researchers have discovered that hotspots are the culprits behind this expensive disease. You might already know that hunting hotspots is a tricky and dangerous business. Hotspots are hardy beasties that typically nest in racks just outside of the reach of your CRACs. These elusive vermin are known to hibernate when your servers are sleeping or inactive. Some of them only come out of hiding during IT rush hour, while others only appear when a CRAC goes out of commission. You might be inclined to pump in the full arsenal of blizzard BTUs you can muster out of your overworked and underpaid CRAC units, in hopes that you might drown out the hotspots with arctic power. This may work, but you will waste valuable energy, lose money and negatively impact server life. In most cases, however, there are some hotspots that simply refuse to chill out - no matter how cold it gets.
When you can't rid yourself of a troublesome pest, call in the AdaptivCOOL cavalry – your hotspot extermination extraordinaire. We wield the one weapon that hotspots cannot withstand: Intelligent Airflow Management. The secret behind strategic and efficient cooling is the manipulation of airflow (CFM); the driver and medium of all thermal conditions in the data center. We outfit your data center with a miracle cure called Demand Based Cooling (DBC) –an automated system of hardware (networked air-movers and sensors) and software that match cooling to IT demands in real-time, eliminating hotspots and saving you ice buckets of money (up to 40% energy savings). Don't let the hotspots win. Reclaim your data center climate with Intelligent Airflow Management.