Simple, interactive calculators to help support data centre planning decisions
Calculators based on data and science
Tradeoff Tools are web-based, mobile-friendly applications that allow you to experiment with "what if" scenarios, using data and science to estimate outcomes during data centre concept and design work.
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Three Phase UPS Modernization Opex Calculator
Estimate the OpEx savings of replacing an aging UPS with a new UPS.
Temperature Rise After Power Loss Calculator
Mitigate temperature rise when power and cooling is lost.
Rack Power Architecture Efficiency Calculator
Compare conventional architectures to 12V to 48V PSU and VRM.
Capital Cost Calculator
See how physical design changes impact capital costs.
Efficiency & PUE Calculator
See how alternative power and cooling system impact energy costs.
Capacity & Growth Planning Calculator
See how power, cooling and growth strategies impact design parameters.
Prefabricated vs. Traditional Cost Calculator
See how design of prefab vs. traditional data center impacts cost.
Virtualization Savings Calculator
See how virtual servers and data center design impact energy use.
Build vs. Colocation TCO Calculator
See how data center attributes and pricing impact TCO.
Traditional vs. OCP Capital Cost Calculator
Compare CapEx, drivers of traditional vs. OCP design.
AC vs. DC Efficiency Calculator
See how AC / DC power distribution architectures impact efficiency.
Power Sizing Calculator
See how IT load impacts power capacity needs.
Single Phase UPS Efficiency Calculator
Determine impact of 1PH UPS efficiencies on energy costs and carbon footprint.
Three Phase UPS Efficiency Calculator
Gauge the impact of 3PH UPS on energy costs and carbon footprint.
Li-ion vs. VRLA UPS Battery TCO Calculator
View TCO impact of lithium-ion vs. VRLA batteries for static UPSs.
Flywheel vs. Battery Carbon Footprint Calculator
View carbon impact of flywheels vs. VRLA batteries for static UPSs.
Cooling Architecture Calculator
Determine impact of preferences and constraints on cooling architecture.
Cooling Economizer PUE Calculator
Gauge impact of geography and cooling on PUE, energy cost and carbon emissions.
InRow Cooling Containment Selector
Determine the recommended containment approach.
Ancillary IT Equipment Cooling Calculator
Determine ability for row-based cooling to support ancillary IT loads.
Carbon Footprint Calculator
Determine impact of data center efficiency on energy cost and carbon footprint.
Server Carbon and Energy Calculator
View impact of efficiency, load and location on energy and carbon allocation for IT users.
IT Pod Sizing Calculator
Determine pod specs based on voltage, breaker size and density.