Webair, a custom web hosting system provider, has joined forces with EFT Energy, a company that provides energy management systems to commercial, industrial and government entities, to control its energy consumption.
The partnership will enable Webair to use EFT’s Energy Manager AutoStart software to assess and monitor its total energy consumption and identify energy and cost-saving opportunities in order to help lower overall usage and maximize power utilization.
The use of the EFT’s system that provides live and historical data for all datacenter power usage, including HVAC units, UPS, PDUs, IT load and generators will allow Webair to zero in on inefficient power usage and identify times of high energy usage to redress them.
Webair’s own hosting systems are also designed to save energy, including Cloud Hosting and Cloud Storage systems that utilize less physical servers to reduce unnecessary power use and a ‘Green Power’ option on dedicated servers that lets clients reduce power when CPUs are not being used.
Webair CEO Michael Orza said that Webair is thrilled to be the first US datacenter to partner with EFT Energy as according to the recent studies, energy monitoring can reduce the use of energy by as much as 15%.
“After seeing the environmental value that energy assessment has brought to European companies and recognizing EFT’s proven experience with web technology sectors in Ireland and the UK, we knew that it would be a perfect fit for us,” Orza said.