wireless-sensor-network

Data center efficiency enabled through wireless sensors and monitoring

Posted in energy-monitoring, pue, real-time-monitoring, sensors, wireless-sensor-network on June 8th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Berkeley strives to increase computing capacity while leveraging existing cooling capacity through deployment of wireless temperature sensors.  The system by Arch Rock is being piloted and may be broadly deployed later in the year as PUE benchmarks improve.  …

…   “In UC-Berkeley‘s case, the system collects about 160 measurements across various pieces of equipment; top, middle and bottom. As a result of having real-time, 24×7, visibility into power and thermal conditions, we’re doing 20% more with our existing assets … “   …

Via Network World: Wireless sensors monitor data center (Link).
         

Data Center Wireless Monitoring

Posted in data-center, monitoring, wireless-sensor-network on December 13th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Wireless Sensor Networks

Posted in data-center, energy-consumption, energy-management, integration, operations, power-analysis, sensors, sentilla, wireless-sensor-network on September 9th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

As intelligence moves to the edge via sensors, energy management in the data center can be accomplished via wireless networks that integrate sensor data. …

… “Don’t be surprised to see data center operators increasingly turning to wireless sensor networks to cut energy consumption. ” …

Via Reuters: Wireless for Data Center Energy Management

Third party integration for power consumption visibility …

Sentilla Integrates Third-Party Devices: “new release brings a consolidated view of power use of all the equipment in the data center. IT managers can now obtain all the energy information in the data center, whether from Sentilla’s Power Analysis Unit or other, third-party equipment, integrated in one standardized format for a single, combined view. “

Wireless Sensor Network Senses Energy Hogs

Posted in arch-rock, energy-consumption, energy-optimization, energy-visibility, portal, sensors, utility-bill, visibility, wireless-sensor-network on April 14th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Arch Rock launches wireless energy monitoring system that provides visibility to energy consumption, enabling facility managers to address issues and improve efficiency. …

… “Energy Optimizer combines Arch Rock’s PhyNet IP-based enterprise-class wireless sensor network (WSN) technology, specialized circuit-mountable energy sensors, and a web-based Energy Visibility Portal. Data gathered by the sensors appears on the portal in the form of actionable reports revealing far more detail than a monthly utility bill: users can see exactly when and where a building is consuming energy, identify energy gluttons, find usage spikes and compare current usage against past baselines. ” …

Via Arch Rock: ENERGY-USAGE INFORMATION VIA IP-BASED WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK