Of all the waste in the typical datacentre, none is as often overlooked as the series of steps that convert power back and forth from AC (alternating current) to DC (direct current). My Ton, senior project manager at environmental consulting firm Ecos Consulting, aims to change that. Ton says companies can cut power usage by more than 20% by retooling their datacentres to run on DC.
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