Posted by: David Vasta
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Energy efficiency of data centers is a critical priority for IT managers. As energy and power costs become a significant portion of IT costs, understanding and investing in energy management has never been more important. IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, an extension of IBM Systems Director, helps you to monitor and manage the power usage of systems. Originally designed to support IBM BladeCenter and System x, Active Energy Manager now supports the power management of additional IBM systems, including POWER6 processor-based systems, as well as storage devices through the intelligent Power Distribution Unit (PDU+).