Power measurement in itself has no meaning unless the data is put into some perspective. One needs to be able to see historic charts, analyze trends or send alerts when a threshold is crossed by one of the parameters. With various Energy Monitoring systems it is possible to do just that. It is an easy to use application retrieves the data from the PDUs or system. Power consumption of IT-equipment is no longer the territory of the IT manager alone. Today, other departments like Facility Management and Finance have just as much interest in the power statistics of IT equipment so as all the information that is needed to increase the availability of the IT processes and keep track of the most important cost of a datacenter: power usage. It can be used to forward energy costs to specific departments or customers.