Energy Efficient Measures for Sustainable Development of Data Centers

  • Taniya Aggarwal
  • Saurabh Khatri
  • Anu Singla
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 732)


Information technology (IT) industry today has become the most immense and developing industry of this era. With the growing demands of networking, storage, multimedia, computation, communication, and information, there is a need felt for setting up and maintaining the data centers. Data centers now are the biggest consumers of energy of the IT industry. The energy cost is the most driving factor of data centers. In extend to investment and maintenance price, energy efficient methods and equipment should be implemented in data centers to accomplish the overall progress of the IT sector. Energy management in these centers not only reduces the operating cost of data centers but also reduces emergence of power generation. This paper gives a comprehensive overview about the energy consumption in the data centers and provides energy efficient techniques that would contribute to the continuous and sustainable development.


Data center Energy efficiency Virtualization Computer room air conditioners Blade servers Operation and maintenance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer SciencesChitkara UniversityChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.School of Mechanical EngineeringChitkara UniversityChandigarhIndia
  3. 3.Chitkara University Research and Innovation NetworkChitkara UniversityChandigarhIndia

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