This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726. JP Valiulis, vice president of Marketing at Emerson Network Power, is a sales and marketing leader with a history of growing revenue and profitability at leading B-to-B and B-to-C companies. Managing data centers to keep servers and their applications functioning properly is a core responsibility of every IT manager, as is keeping costs and energy usage to a minimum. CIOs and IT managers don’t have to be cooling experts, but they should know enough to make intelligent management-level decisions about the most cost effective way to manage energy usage in their data center. Today’s robust servers allow data centers to operate at hotter temperatures. You don’t need to run iceboxes anymore, nor should you need to wear a sweater inside your data center. A smart approach can reduce the electricity bill for cooling by up to 50 percent at many data centers, with simple but smart adjustments or investments to the cooling system. The following questions an...