TechValidate Research on Schneider Electric Data Centres

Government IT Initiatives Case Study

US Department Of The Navy


This case study of US Department of the Navy is based on a June 2016 survey of Government IT Initiatives customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


  • Needs the most help complying with DCOI in the following areas:
    • Better understanding of the DCOI
    • How to measure PUE
    • Energy metering & efficiency optimization
    • DCIM implementation
    • Cost savings and avoidance
    • Energy audits

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Government IT Initiatives that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Their current Power Usage Effectiveness, PUE is 1.5 – 1.9.


  • Currently measuring Power Usage Effectiveness, PUE with:
    • Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software
  • Plans to start complying with the DCOI in 0 – 6 months
  • Agrees the following are a higher priority than complying with DCOI:
    • Cyber security
    • Data analytics
    • Physical security
    • Business continuity
    • Maintenance
    • Equipment upgrades
  • Rated the following DCOI metrics in terms of importance to their company: (1-most important, 6-least important)
    • Energy metering: 2
    • PUE: 2
    • Virtualization: 3
    • Server utilization: 3
    • Facility utilization: 3
    • Consolidation: 3
  • Expects to realize 5% – 9% in cost savings from complying with the DCOI

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