Patent Number: 7,710,680

Title: Storage system controlling power supply module and fan

Abstract: When a disk device corresponding to a logical volume is started, a disk system determines and starts a disk device and a fan to be started, while comprehensively considering heat quantity generated by the disk device to be started, the cooling capacity of the fan, and the electric power consumption of the fan or the electric power consumption of the disk device.

Inventors: Yamamoto; Akira (Sagamihara, JP), Iwamura; Takashige (Yokohama, JP), Kaneda; Yasunori (Sagamihara, JP)

Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.

International Classification: G11B 19/02 (20060101); G06F 1/26 (20060101); G11B 33/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018