Posts by Rob Huttemann

CFD Modeling takes the Guesswork out of the Future

While Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has been an accepted best practices tool for many years, it still amazes me how many data center managers don’t see its value. Smaller or homegrown facilities often don’t see the need either because they’re so small that the money lost to overcooling isn’t significant enough to make a change;…

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Critical Power – It’s Time to Start Thinking Big Picture

When you think about Power in the Data Center, what comes to mind? For most site managers, efficiency and reliability are at the top of the list. For those whose jobs encompass company-wide IT issues, growth and integration may be the buzzwords. And if you’re responsible for the company’s budget and bottom line, costs associated…

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