Data center design and construction
- July 29, 2010
For 40% less than leasing space in a colocated data center, Purdue University bought a containerized data center for its new computational cluster.
- July 23, 2010
The state of California has considered three legislative proposals that may greatly increase the cost of building and operating data centers in the Golden State.
- January 26, 2010
Oracle's energy director, Mukesh Khattar, brought data center containment to the company before the data center design method was fashionable. Khattar discusses his approach.
- October 22, 2009
Iceland's financial collapse, limited labor pool and lack of proximity to metropolitan areas give users pause about targeting the country for data center site selection.
- October 08, 2009
Though it is often a minor consideration for where to locate a data center, companies should consider incentives as a way to make a good deal better, one state organization says.
- October 01, 2009
Microsoft's behemoth 700,000-square foot data center relies on shipping containers and loading bays.
- July 14, 2009
Financial services player MF Global India had more than its fair share of implementation challenges when it came to its new data center.
- May 19, 2009
Data center hosting provider Ascent Corp. is developing a customizable data center facility and more.
- May 14, 2009
By recycling server air, a university's high-performance computing (HPC) department to protect a historic greenhouse from shutting down.
- February 06, 2009
Traditional network switch rack units have side-to-side airflow, which wreaks havoc in a hot-aisle/cold aisle data center design. One data center has tackled the design conflict.
- December 16, 2008
Location consultants the Boyd Company has identified the Midwest as one of the best and cheapest places to build a new data center. Google and Microsoft agree.
- October 20, 2008
At AFCOM's Data Center World conference, Harley-Davidson discussed the five data center myths it dispelled as the company consolidated several data centers and built a new one.
- July 16, 2008
HP will soon offer POD, a containerized data center. But unlike Sun's Project Blackbox, Rackable's Ice Cube and other data centers in a box , HP's will support servers from any vendor.
- June 30, 2008
With almost 300,000 square feet in its Chicago-area data center, Equinix has a huge power and cooling infrastructure built to handle its customers' colocation needs.
- January 29, 2008
A data center in a shipping container has a new grown-up name to go along with some newly named customers.