Data center backup power and power distribution

  • April 13, 2007 13 Apr'07

    IBM sells energy-efficient Intel and AMD rack and BladeCenter servers

    IBM is offering more energy-efficient rack and blade servers that use reduced watt processors from AMD and Intel.

  • March 12, 2007 12 Mar'07

    Uptime Institute schools EPA on data center efficiency

    The EPA will file a report to Congress in June regarding the energy consumption of data centers and how to make them more efficient. Integrated within the report will be recommendations from The Uptime Institute on data center best practices.

  • February 20, 2007 20 Feb'07

    Data center battles the power bill with help from Uptime Institute

    Data center hosting company, The Planet, says supplemental cooling isn't worth the costs or the headaches; and The Uptime Institute is saving them $10,000 per month on energy bills.

  • January 05, 2007 05 Jan'07

    Data center trends 2006 audiocast

    Top stories of 2006 on reviewed; topics include metrics, mainframes, blades, site location, power and cooling and data center staffing.

  • January 04, 2007 04 Jan'07

    EPA eyes Energy Star label for servers

    The EPA may include servers in its Energy Star program, which as of now measures the energy efficiency of items like washing machines and desktop PCs. The federal agency will also undertake a six-month study on data center energy consumption.

  • November 21, 2006 21 Nov'06

    Q&A: Data center design with Sun's Rob Snevely

    Building or retrofitting a data center takes more than planning what hardware and software to buy. In addition to a lot of hard work, it requires a usable planning methodology and a sound philosophy. Sun's data center design expert gave us a few ...

  • November 21, 2006 21 Nov'06

    PG&E customers save with virtualization, consolidation in the data center

    Pacific Gas and Electric has a new incentive program that will reward customers with cash for every kilowatt-hour they save thanks to virtualization.

  • November 06, 2006 06 Nov'06

    Server energy efficiency standard finalized

    The EPA and industry leaders finished a server energy efficiency standard that would allow end users to compare energy usage for 1U and 2U rack servers.

  • September 28, 2006 28 Sep'06

    Revised server energy efficiency standard due by year's end

    A revised version of an EPA server efficiency standard is expected to be completed by the end of the year. Meanwhile, participants talk about measuring storage equipment next.

  • September 05, 2006 05 Sep'06

    Financial sector data center veteran leads consulting arm

    After spending 30 years as a data center manager for Verizon, First USA, Bank One and JPMorganChase, Gary Aron decided to head up the consulting services division at Aperture -- a data center software company in Stamford, Conn. Aperture's flagship ...

  • May 23, 2006 23 May'06

    Server power management tools highlighted in x86 roll outs from HP, IBM

    HP and IBM plan to start shipping out new x86 servers next month with updated processors, storage capabilities and server power management tools.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Uptime Institute warns against tier standard misuse

    The Uptime Institute Inc.'s tier classification for data center performance has become a de facto standard. But the misapplication of those standards can lead to ugly surprises.

  • February 28, 2005 28 Feb'05

    Learning guide: How to design a server room

    What are the key elements you need to consider when building a data center or server room? This time-consuming task and one of great magnitude is broken down into eight core elements for you in this Learning Guide.