Critical Systems Monitoring: Innovative Strategies for Effective Infrastructure Management Emerson Network Power: The global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity Emerson Technologies Uninterruptible Power Power Distribution Surge Protection Transfer Switching DC Power Precision Cooling High Density Cooling Racks Rack Monitoring Sensors and Controls KVM Real-Time Monitoring Data Center Software © 2010 Emerson Network Power Emerson Network Power – An organization with established customers © 2010 Emerson Network Power Presentation topics • Emerson Network Power overview • “Improving Availability, Capacity Management and Energy Efficiency Through Integrated Monitoring and Management,” Matt Zieg, Manager, Product Marketing, Liebert Monitoring , Emerson Network Power • Question and Answer session © 2010 Emerson Network Power Matt Zieg Manager, Product Marketing Liebert Monitoring Emerson Network Power © 2010 Emerson Network Power Agenda • The growing importance of monitoring and management • Improving availability by increasing MTBF and decreasing MTTR • Enabling effective capacity management • Enhancing efficiency to reduce costs Top data center issues Spring Spring Spring Spring Spring 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 ranking ranking ranking ranking ranking Adequate monitoring / data center management 1 3 4 6 4 capabilities Heat density (cooling) 2 1 1 1 1 Availability (uptime) 3 4 3 4 5 Energy efficiency 4 2 5 3 7 Power density 5 5 2 2 3 Space Source: Data Center Users’ Group 6 6 6 5 2 © 2010 Emerson Network Power Today’s data center • Businesses use IT as a source of competitive advantage • IT demand outpacing supply • High density zones of 10 kW or more per rack • “Right sized” spaces • Higher turns of technology • Need for higher IT utilization leading to virtualization and cloud computing initiatives • Higher consideration for efficiency • Pressure to react to business and IT needs while maintaining availability © 2010 Emerson Network Power Pressures driving the need for improved planning and decision-making External forces Geographic changing the business climate Economic New technologies: virtualization, cloud Interdependent applications and functions Consolidation Reduced costs and staff Efficiency and green initiatives Higher densities Business and Higher end-user technology forces demand Convergence pressing on the data center Competitive Regulatory © 2010 Emerson Network Power What is infrastructure management? An integrated set of tools, products and services that help data center managers manage change and complexity while controlling cost and optimizing performance. Data Center Services Assessment Services Remote Management Management System management, Software planning, process Monitoring Data acquisition, trending, Software and alarm management Communication Sensors and Sensor Devices Data Center Critical IT Infrastructure Infrastructure Infrastructure © 2010 Emerson Network Power Data collection is critical to infrastructure management • UPS • Battery system • Cooling • Leak detection • Backup generator • Surge protection • Switchgear • Pumps and chillers • Power distribution / branch circuit © 2010 Emerson Network Power Assessments provide a baseline and identify areas for improvement • Identifies site-specific requirements • Identifies unwanted hot spots which degrade equipment and data • Reduces operating costs and the likelihood of equipment failure and downtime • Facilitates data center capacity planning • Provides actionable information © 2010 Emerson Network Power Assessment case study Before: • Computer networking organization • Data center – 9,300 sq. ft. – More than 3 MVA power – Mixed-use building • 73% space savings After: – Added new high density cooling zone Under-floor – Added variable speed fans in air Partition handlers • 18% energy savings High-Density Zone © 2010 Emerson Network Power Improving Availability by Increasing Mean Time Between Failure and Decreasing Mean Time To Repair © 2010 Emerson Network Power Decreasing mean time to repair and increasing mean time between failure Break-fix, non-performance-based monitoring Up Down Up Down Time React! Repair React! Repair Proactive monitoring Up Down Up Down Time Performance Degradation Proactive Action Planned Repair and Repair © 2010 Emerson Network Power Alarm and event management Generator Operation Power Distribution UPS System © 2010 Emerson Network Power Trending to protect availability • Detect changes in systems performance • Data on pre-alarm conditions help identify the cause of the problem, not just the symptom © 2010 Emerson Network Power Monitoring to document ROI and increase uptime • Reduce hot spots • Branch circuit protection • Staff efficiency • Proactive vs. reactive • Failure prediction • Planned work vs. rapid response • All resulting in: increased uptime © 2010 Emerson Network Power Langan Engineering and Environmental Services • Environmental engineering firm Elmwood Park, NJ • Area susceptible to sags and brownouts • Remote monitoring alerts IT staff to disruptions 24/7/365 © 2010 Emerson Network Power Enabling Effective Capacity Management © 2010 Emerson Network Power Anticipating capacity needs • Server procurement takes only a few weeks • UPS and precision cooling procurement and deployment can take six months or more • Trending helps to predict capacity needs and prevents infrastructure from inhibiting growth © 2010 Emerson Network Power Trending to anticipate growth © 2010 Emerson Network Power Thoughtful power design • Strategic deployment of power system • Prevent stranded capacity © 2010 Emerson Network Power Benefits of improved capacity management • Improve resource utilization • Extend the life of existing resources • Delay capital expenditure • Shut down unnecessary units • Deploy additional servers within a rack, taking advantage of the efficiencies of high density © 2010 Emerson Network Power Enhancing Efficiency to Reduce Costs © 2010 Emerson Network Power Data center energy consumption model 5,000 sq. ft. data center © 2010 Emerson Network Power Measuring PUE © 2010 Emerson Network Power Using monitoring tools to improve efficiency Integrated Control Solution • Cooling – Share data to team Fan Speed Control Sensors multiple units – Manage compressor load, CRAC CRAC humidification, dehumidification and cycling • Power CRAC CRAC – UPS and PDU optimization, management and control Unit Control Sensor © 2010 Emerson Network Power Controlling cooling infrastructure to match room conditions • Fan speed follows return air temperature • Energy savings based on a single 10HP motor • Savings based on a 10 cent cost per KWh 100% 100% 8.1KWh 0% ($0 / yr) 90% 90% 5.9KWh 27% ($1,931/ yr) 80% 80% 4.2KWh 48% ($3,477 / yr) 70% 70% 2.8KWh 66% ($4,682 / yr) 60% <60% 1.8KWh 78% ($5,587 / yr) © 2010 Emerson Network Power Too much / not enough air flow Variable Fan Speed A Not Enough Flow = Hotspots B C Too Much Flow = Waste of Energy A Variable Fan Speed B C © 2010 Emerson Network Power Even distribution of air flow Fan Speed Control Sensor 75-80 F Variable Fan Speed 72-75 F 70-72 F Temperature Control Sensor © 2010 Emerson Network Power Fluctuating loads requires constant management of data center capacities Server Utilization in • Even in a virtualized 100 Virtualized Environment environment, data center utilization remains below 25% for large parts of a day • Leveraging UPS intelligence can increase efficiency while maintaining availability 0 0 12 24h Source: McKinsey & Company “Revolutionizing Data Center Efficiency,” 2008 © 2010 Emerson Network Power Intelligent paralleling allows for “automatic phase in” of capacity % Load 3 Units @ 25% Load Each = 90% Efficiency % Load 2 Units @ 38% Load = 92% Efficiency © 2010 Emerson Network Power Summary • Monitoring and infrastructure management tools and strategies enable organizations to achieve key business objectives: – Improving availability – Improving capacity management – Improving energy efficiency © 2010 Emerson Network Power Q&A Matt Zieg, Manager, Product Marketing Liebert Infrastructure Management and Monitoring Emerson Network Power © 2010 Emerson Network Power Thanks for joining us! • Register for our next Webcast on August 18: “To 30kW and Beyond: High-Density Infrastructure Strategies that Improve Efficiencies and Cut Costs ” • Follow @EmrsnNPDataCntr on Twitter © 2010 Emerson Network Power
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