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Chip Shot: Turn on the Heat in Your Data Center and Save $2 Billion


1.5% of the world’s energy power is consumed by data centers across the globe, costing their owners $27 billion annually. Up to 50% of those electricity costs are generated by cooling and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS). By simply increasing the data center ambient temperature by 5 degrees Celsius, one can save 20% of the spending, translating to more than $2 billion savings worldwide if all data centers did this. Read more about Intel’s current and future data center technologies that enable IT managers to save up to 40% of data center annual operating costs.