When Emerson Network Power consolidated dozens of data centers around the globe into a facility at its campus just north of St. Louis, the most interesting feature wasn’t even inside the building. As part of its consolidation, Emerson, which makes a wide array of power conditioning and management systems, built a new 35,000 sq. ft. data center in St. Louis last year. The building sports a rooftop 100 kV (DC) solar array that occupies about a quarter of its surface area.
Read more about how they incorporated several green IT techniques in their new data center for this story I wrote for the newly redesigned ITexpertVoice web site here.