Intel Xeon Processor 5500 Instrumentation Enables Power Capping

Instrumentation – sources of data and points of control – on processors, chipsets and subsystems are the foundation for innovative performance, manageability and energy efficiency advancements at the platform, rack and even data center level. The instrumentation delivered by Intel Xeon processor 5500 is the basis for enabling industry leading power capping solutions that help to squeeze the most out of every dollar spent and kilowatt consumed in the data center.

This brief animation provides a brief overview of power capping and a number of use cases. Are you using or considering using power capping?  Share your thoughts and experiences about this emerging instrumentation based technology.