VMware's Green IT Datacenter in East Wenatchee, Washington

VMware opened a new green IT datacenter in East Wenatchee, Washington. Throughout its design and build-out, VMware chose industry best practices to create an energy-efficient facility that utilizes cutting-edge technology and maximizes the use of VMware virtualization software. VMware has significantly reduced its environmental footprint and expects to attain rapid Return on Investment (ROI) on its next-generation […]

VMware opened a new green IT datacenter in East Wenatchee, Washington. Throughout its design and build-out, VMware chose industry best practices to create an energy-efficient facility that utilizes cutting-edge technology and maximizes the use of VMware virtualization software. VMware has significantly reduced its environmental footprint and expects to attain rapid Return on Investment (ROI) on its next-generation datacenter investment through:

  • $4 million each year in energy and $1 million each year in location consolidation costs for a total of $5 million in savings per year
  • Deployment of virtualization with 100% clean, renewable energy
  • 70% savings in power and equipment, due to air-side economization

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