In the race for data center space, financial services firms are being reminded that more space means more power and with that, new technology that can handle all of that power (and keep down the electric bill).

“Servers are getting faster and faster and because they are faster, they are consuming considerably more power,” said Tabb Group senior analyst and report author Kevin McPartland. “To make the best of use of the limited prime data center space around the major market centers, they need to have very high power density to be able to support as many servers as the clients in the data centers want to put in them.”

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