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Techniques for evaluating optimum data center operation

United States Patent

9,679,087
June 13, 2017
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Techniques for modeling a data center are provided. In one aspect, a method for determining data center efficiency is provided. The method includes the following steps. Target parameters for the data center are obtained. Technology pre-requisite parameters for the data center are obtained. An optimum data center efficiency is determined given the target parameters for the data center and the technology pre-requisite parameters for the data center.
Hamann; Hendrik F. (Yorktown Heights, NY), Rodriguez; Sergio Adolfo Bermudez (Croton on Hudson, NY), Wehle; Hans-Dieter (Talheim, DE)
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
13/ 612,059
20140074444
September 12, 2012
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with Government support under Contract number DE-EE00002897 awarded by Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.