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Data Center Energy Consumption
Data center energy consumption refers to the amount of power used on an annual basis, measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh), to power the facility.
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Airside EconomizerASHRAE Thermal GuidelinesAuto-Discovery
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B

Blade ServerBranch Circuit MonitoringBus Topology
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C

Cable SpaghettiCarbon Usage Effectiveness (CUE)Certified Data Center Management Professional (CDCMP®)Certified Data Center Professional (CDCP®)Cloud ComputingCold Aisle ContainmentColocation Data CenterComputational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)Computer Room Air Conditioning (CRAC)Computer Room Air Handler (CRAH)Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
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Data CenterData Center Asset AuditData Center Asset ManagementData Center AutomationData Center BuswayData Center Cable ManagementData Center Capacity PlanningData Center Carbon FootprintData Center CMDBData Center ComponentsData Center ConsolidationData Center ContainmentData Center CoolingData Center Energy ConsumptionData Center Energy EfficiencyData Center Environment MonitoringData Center Evaporative CoolingData Center Gray SpaceData Center Hot SpotsData Center InfrastructureData Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)Data Center KPIsData Center Liquid CoolingData Center MaintenanceData Center ManagementData Center MigrationData Center MonitoringData Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI)Data Center Physical SecurityData Center Project ManagementData Center RedundancyData Center Service Management (DCSM)Data Center ServicesData Center SustainabilityData Center TiersData Center UptimeData Center Water CoolingData Center White SpaceDelta-TDigital Twin Data CenterDirect Current Data CenterDirect Current Power
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E

Edge ComputingEdge Data CenterEdge InfrastructureElectronic Door LocksEnvironmental Sensors
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F

FedRAMP Compliance RequirementsFree Cooling
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G

Ghost ServerGreen Data Center
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H

High-Density Data CenterHot Aisle Containment
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I

IDF ClosetIntelligent PDUIT Asset Management (ITAM)
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M

Main Distribution Frame (MDF)Managed PDUMDF and IDFMesh TopologyMetered PDUMicro Data CenterMicrochannel CoolingMoves, Adds, and Changes (MAC)
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N

N+1 RedundancyNetwork DocumentationNetwork Topology Diagram
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P

PCI Compliance RequirementsPower Distribution Unit (PDU)Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE)Psychrometric Chart
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R

Rack DiagramRack ElevationRack PDURack ServerRack Unit (RU)Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM)Ring Topology
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S

Second-Generation DCIMServer RackSmart PDUSoftware-Defined Data Center (SDDC)Star TopologyStructured CablingSubmerged Server CoolingSwitched PDU
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T

Telecommunications Data CenterTemperature SensorsThree-Phase Load BalancingThree-Phase PowerTier 1 Data CenterTier 2 Data CenterTier 3 Data CenterTier 4 Data Center
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U

U PositionUninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
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W

Water Usage Effectiveness (WUE)Water-Cooled Server RackWaterside EconomizerWhat-If Analysis
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