Data Center Operation: Energy Cost

Cost analysis of energy use on a kW/h basis, detailed to the rack level, for calculating cost of energy consumption for specified equipment and aid in charge back and efficient budgeting.

The Data Center Operation: Energy Cost module provides an Energy Usage Report, which shows energy consumed within the data center by the kWh and cost per kWh, detailed to the rack level. The energy usage is based on metered data, gathered over a specified period of time. If no metered data is available, estimated power draw will be calculated based on the power draw of the individual IT assets or nameplate values. The Energy Usage Report provides the option of including an overhead factor accounting for energy losses through data center (PUE). The report can be customized based on optional groupings by use of tags, such as department, tenant, purpose, density etc.

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Measured or nameplate data The report is based on measured data if available, otherwise adjusted nameplate values.
Export of reports Customized power monitoring reports can easily be shared with all stakeholders through support of various file formats (html, csv, excel and pdf).
Energy usage report Enables accurate cost analysis of data center energy consumption on a kW/h basis, detailed to the rack level.
Password Security User-selectable password with strong password rules and reset password mechanism.
Read-only Access Share access without risking unauthorized configuration changes.
User roles Enable location and feature-based access through multi-user login and individual levels of user roles.
Multi-user access Enables several users to carry out work on the application simultaneously and merging changes from different users seamlessly.
Localization User interface available in major local languages; English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese & Italian.
Adapt to local costs Provides the option of calculating data center energy consumption based on local costs and currency.
Energy charge back Shows the cost of energy consumption for specified equipment on room and customer level, for aiding charge back.
Calculations based on PUE Includes an overhead factor or Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) for calculating actual energy usage.