ARVADA, CO--(Marketwired - Dec 23, 2013) - Demartek, an independent computer industry analyst firm with its own computer test lab, today announces that it has been become an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized test laboratory for the United States EPA ENERGY STAR® Data Center Storage program.
"The EPA has applied the basic idea of energy efficiency to entire data center storage products as part of their ENERGY STAR program," said Dennis Martin, Demartek President. "Demartek has deployed many data center storage products from a variety of manufacturers in its lab over the past few years and is experienced in running applications on these storage systems for conducting various validation and performance tests. The EPA ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage program defines a very specific set of tests to be run that provide energy efficiency information for these products, which Demartek has demonstrated its ability to run. In addition, the Demartek lab meets the ENERGY STAR program requirements for supply voltage, voltage tolerance and maximum total harmonic distortion."
The EPA ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage taxonomy is consistent with the taxonomy developed by the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Green Storage Initiative as defined in "SNIA Emerald™ Power Efficiency Measurement Specification."
Additional information regarding the Demartek test lab and this EPA test lab recognition is available at: http://www.demartek.com/Demartek_lab_validation.html on the Demartek web site.
Demartek provides real-world, hands-on research & analysis by focusing on industry analysis and lab validation testing of server, network, storage and security technologies, for the small and medium business (SMB) environment and the large enterprise. Information about Demartek is available at: http://www.demartek.com/Demartek_about_us.html.
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