Extending the Intelligent Building Framework to Onsite Data Center Servers

Integrated data center energy management is the implementation of a unified intelligent building strategy to optimize both IT and facility resources. By coordinating investment in energy conservation measures, equipment upgrades, and the use of software and services, integrated data center energy management promises to deliver greater energy and operational efficiency improvements to the facility or campus that hosts the data center. The idea is to leverage resources that can meet the needs of both the data center and the larger facility.

The intelligent building is defined by the integration of software and services to maximize energy and operational efficiency across building systems—from heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) to lighting and plug loads. However, the data center has been widely omitted from the conversation. As building owners and relevant stakeholders invest in intelligent building solutions to deliver more comprehensive and insightful energy management, they are including onsite and enterprise data centers in their goals for holistic facility optimization. The utilization of intelligent building solutions and approaches across facility and IT systems will only increase over time. According to Navigant Research, the integrated data center is the next frontier for the intelligent buildings market.

This Navigant Research report assesses the future market for integrated data center energy management, with a focus on two segments: software and services and building equipment and systems. The study details the opportunity for energy management for integrated data centers and provides insight into key drivers, barriers, and other relevant market dynamics. Forecasts for the integrated data center energy management market in North America, segmented by offering type and sector, extend through 2025. The report also examines the key technologies related to energy management for integrated data centers, as well as the competitive landscape.

Key Data Center related Questions Addressed,

What defines energy management for integrated data centers?
What are the benefits of an integrated data center energy management strategy?
How does the integrated data center relate to the intelligent buildings concept?
Which technologies and services would best support an integrated data center?
What customer segments are best positioned to benefit from integrated data centers?

Who needs this report?

Building energy management system (BEMS) vendors
Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) vendors
Commercial building automation system (CBAS) vendors
Real estate managers
Facility managers
Sustainability executives
Investor community

Link to Report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p03348549-summary/view-report.html

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