Data center backup power and power distribution
- April 13, 2007
IBM is offering more energy-efficient rack and blade servers that use reduced watt processors from AMD and Intel.
- March 12, 2007
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
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
Top stories of 2006 on SearchDataCenter.com reviewed; topics include metrics, mainframes, blades, site location, power and cooling and data center staffing.
- January 04, 2007
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.