Data center start-up Power Assure today launched a system for reducing wasted energy in corporate data centers and announced that energy conglomerate ABB is an investor.
The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company has developed a system that scales back power usage of data centers' servers based on the computing load. By fine-tuning power management, the company says that it can cut energy costs by about 50 percent.
The system includes an appliance that goes into the data center and a hosted application which analyzes operational information from a data center, explained founder and chief technology officer Clemens Pfeiffer.
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