April 30, 2019

Getting servers out of the closet is better for bottom line and for environment

illustration of server room in data center

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences cut its electrical demand by 47 percent by decreasing the number of servers and moving them to the 4545 Data Center. In making the move, Atmospheric Sciences joined approximately 60 departments across the UW in choosing to house and manage their servers in the UW’s central data centers, operated by UW-IT. The reasons are clear — data centers are more cost and energy efficient. Read more about why the UW’s central data centers may be the better choice.