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1 Smarter Data Centers Integrated Data Center Service Management

2 Approx ton CO² is generated by: Diesel Car-6l /100 km km Airplane 5 * Brussels-Barcelona Server, 1.5 A, 24*7*365*3.000 Kwhr

3 Benchmarks Power Usage Effectiveness PUE Power Usage Effectiveness = Total Facility Power/IT Equipment Power The Total Facility Power is defined as the power measured at the utility meter and is power dedicated solely to the data center IT Equipment Power includes servers, storage, and network equipment, plus equipment such as KVM switches, monitors, and workstations/laptops used to monitor or otherwise control the data center Most energy efficient Objective Current Least energy efficient (1) Standard supported by Green Grid, originally published by Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory, 2003

4 Extend the life with improved data center energy efficiency Address both the IT and physical infrastructure uses of energyto Start % of total data center electricity use Cooling systems Electrical and building systems Electrical and Building Systems 0 Information technology Chiller/ cooling tower Humidifier Computer room airconditioner Power distribution unit Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) Switch/ gen Lighting Power use Optimize IT Infrastructure Active Energy Management Chart and data source: American Power Conversion Corporation (APC) white paper, Implementing Energy Efficient Data Centers, #114, by Neil Rasmussen, Optimize Data Center Infrastructure

5 Design new infrastructure to be responsive to change Data center capital costs 60% costs from energy related components Data center operating costs 75% costs from energy use Mechanical 20% Fees 24% Instrumentation & Controls 4% Power 36% Fit out costs 9% Shell 7% Source: IBM Estimates

6 Energy efficiency provides an opportunity to address operational efficiency, flexibility, and resilience Extend the life of an existing data center infrastructure Double IT capacity Or Reduce operational Expenses by 50% Rationalize the data center infrastructure across the company Improve operational Efficiencies while Reducing operational Expenses by 50% Design new infrastructure to be responsive to change Pay as you grow by Deferring 40 50% of Capital and operational costs

7 Where are all those kw consumed? 100 PUE 1.65 Data Center Server Hardware Typical Utilization Mainframe 80 90% Unix 10 20% Wintel 5 12% Server Loads HVAC, UPS 40% IT power 60% AC/DC losses; 25% DC/DC losses; 10% Fans; 9% Processor 30% Idle; 80% Used Resource 20% = 3,6% of total Standby; 2% Drives; 6% PCI; 3% Planar; 4% Memory; 11% Need one more W of compute energy? 27 W data center X1,7 16 W equiv IT power x3 5 W equiv processor x5 +1 W equiv. used ressource Sites & Facilities Systems Design 5.6W x W x3 1.1W

8 Who is responsible for energy efficiency in data centers? IBM recommends that one person should be named as being responsible for energy efficiency within data centers One person One (virtual) organisation One budget One process One set of guidelines and best practices One set of tools To manage energy efficiency you need to measure and monitor energy consumption across the Data Center ref European Data Center Code of Conduct

9 How is a Data Center Managed today IT Facilities Data Center

10 How should a Data Center be managed End to end Energy, Quality, Service and Risk Management Data Center Integrated Governance, Service & Process Mgt + Tools

11 Data Center Integrated Monitoring and Management Services (DCIMMS) Simulation Virtualize Data Center Management Collect & Measure Control Manage

12 Integrated Management approach Define and agree a common strategy and focus related to Data Center services? Determine gap matrix between IT and Facilities processes Define clear ownership for all major elements ie energy Start managing and monitoring energy across the Data Center Develop Data Center SLA s and KPI s? Prioritize process improvements to reduce Data Center risks and cost and improve quality of service

13 Data Center Service Management: Delivering Quality and Cost effective Services Visibility: See your Business DC Service Management Control: Manage your Business DC Best Practices, Methodologies & Services DC Service Management Platform Automation: Improve your Business

14 Establish an open-based platform Data Center Service Management Data Center Best Practices, Methodologies, and Services Data Center Service Management Platform Do you need to manage all your key processes from a single interface? Does the health & performance of your applications support your business? Do you need to manage all of your data, information and storage resources? Are your people, applications and data secure? Are you sure? Do you need an energy-efficient datacenter? How will you manage SOA? Can you visualize & control of all your assets? Do you want your asset lifecycle automated? Can you deliver effective network services? Is QoS important? Visibility Control Automation

15 Perspective on the data center monitoring and management market The current market is a fragmented one, with no standards. There are a myriad of suppliers and solutions, but no single solution that bridges all user pain points. Lacking visibility Understanding need to manage Integrated IT and Facilities ops Clients lack true understanding of data center operational issues: IT/Facilities Room for growth Clients Efficiency seeking visibility to data: Manual processes Estimated usages Niche tools Facilities and to fully optimize business applications Integration of IT and operations Time (years) Gartner Group predicts 60x growth in this space through 2014

16 Right-sized facilities for optimized IT Start improving data center efficiency by monitoring asset utilization Optimize utilization to gain power savings and the opportunity to reduce cooling See efficiency results with industry standard energy metrics Overall CPU cycle usage very low Realize 60% of servers can be running at less than 5% utilization Ensure high availability by monitoring temperatures in high density IT areas for compliance Use detailed reports to provide energy savings and carbon reduction for incentives Drill down capability identifies assets with low utilization

17 Graham Aldridge Benelux Data Centre Expert T Thank you

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