In the midst of an energy crisis, <A HREF="http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid80_gci1136547,00.html">companies are paying more than ever for power</A> in the data center. IT organizations are being hit from both sides with spikes in price and demand. IT organizations are spending more than ever on electricity, and both the price and the demand for power are on the rise. Traditionally, power consumption was just a cost of doing business, the realm of facilities management. But it's about to become IT's problem.