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November 2013 - CPI Aisle Containment Solutions Can Save up to 50% on Power

Cold Aisle Containment Reduces Power Consumption and Boosts Company Morale

Hostirian Case StudyWESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2013 – Chatsworth Products’ (CPI) Aisle Containment Solutions can reduce power consumption by up to 50 percent by using unique methods that address architectural and business variables in your data center, resulting in financial savings and a more efficient facility.

Hostirian, a colocation provider in St. Louis, recently transformed 4,500 square feet of office space into a data center using CPI’s Cold Aisle Containment (CAC) Solution, which resulted in a significant decrease in power usage. Prior to the redesign, Hostirian had been experiencing poor airflow management due to a rapid increase in the company’s size and business.

“If you walk into our legacy room, you can literally feel the inefficiencies. Our electric bill is our largest bill. Our electric use is going up, and customers want to spend less money,” stated Ken Cox, vice president of operations for Hostirian.

After Hostirian installed CPI’s Aisle Containment Solutions in its new data center, Cox said, “The load in the new CAC pods is using about 50 percent less power than the legacy data center with the same IT load. That’s huge.” The reduction in power usage not only lowered Hostirian’s electric bills, but it boosted company morale as well.

Hostirian Cold Aisle ContainmentThe new showpiece data center increased company morale by improving working conditions and keeping employees and equipment cool. Equipment is now organized and secured in a clean and well-designed environment. In just a few short months, this upgrade resulted in multiple clients putting in bids for Hostirian’s space.

To find out more about the challenges Hostirian faced in its data center and the CPI products and solutions used to resolve them, visit our website and download the Hostirian Case Study. Also read our white paper, “Extend the Life of Your Data Center,” to learn how to add more computing capacity and gain up to 12 years of extended life out of your data center. 

About Chatsworth Products

Chatsworth Products (CPI) is a global manufacturer of products and solutions that protect your ever-growing investment in information and communications technology for IT and industrial automation applications. We act as your business partner and are uniquely prepared to respond to your specific requirements with global availability and rapid product customization, giving you a competitive advantage. With decades of experience engineering thermal, power and cable management solutions for the data center, enterprise networking and industrial enclosure markets, CPI is well positioned to provide you with unequaled application expertise, customer service and technical support, as well as a global network of industry-leading distributors. CPI has three key focuses: thermal management for equipment secured in racks; site optimization through remote monitoring of power, environmentals and access control; and customization of enclosures, equipment storage and cable management solutions to meet customer and site-specific requirements. CPI’s broad offering includes: Cabinet, Containment and Industrial Enclosure Systems, Cable Management, Cable Runway and Tray, Environmental Monitoring and Security, Grounding and Bonding, Power Management, Rack Systems, Seismic Protection Systems, Wall-Mount Systems and Zone Cabling and Wireless Enclosures. Additionally, CPI provides free apps and online design tools, including BIM and CAD models, Product Designers, technical trainings, free webinars, and much more.

CPI is listed with the General Services Administration (GSA) under Federal Supply Schedule IT 70. Products are also available through GSA Advantage and through Government Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs), including GSA Connections and NITAAC-ECS III (www.chatsworth.com/gov).

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