Data center design and facilities
- August 03, 2007
The EPA has issued a final report to Congress to address data center energy consumption, improve facility energy efficiency and establish benchmarks.
- July 25, 2007
Hewlett-Packard Co. has announced Thermal Zone Mapping, a 3-D image of a data center's power and cooling profile, which may add momentum to their push for more blade servers in the data center.
- July 18, 2007
After installing thousands of solar panels in its hub facility in California, Google announced its plan to be completely carbon neutral by 2008.
- July 13, 2007
Less than half of data center survey respondents pay the power bill directly out of an IT budget, but 75% are trying to cut back on energy usage. A surprising number said liquid cooling isn't an option.
- July 02, 2007
The Data center user group AFCOM recently appointed William L. DiBella as its president. DiBella has been involved with AFCOM for 11 years since founding data center networking company Connectivity Technologies. In this Q&A, DiBella addresses his ...
- June 29, 2007
IBM is expanding its Boulder, Colo., data center and implementing so-called "green" technologies, such as wind energy, with the hope of eventually becoming LEED certified.
- June 14, 2007
High-density server equipment, notably blades, will make half of the world's data centers "functionally obsolete" as early as next year.
- June 06, 2007
Pipe Networks is putting the finishing touches on a 4,800-square-foot data center it started building just two months ago.
- May 31, 2007
Bryant University is consolidating its servers onto blades, but was worried that traditional raised floor cooling wouldn't be enough for those hot, dense systems.
- May 23, 2007
Data centers built 30 years ago to house a water-cooled mainframe have little in common with modern facilities being built today; nor are older data centers uncommon. According to research firm IDC, the average data center is 17 years old.
- May 14, 2007
IBM is pushing green data center initiatives with energy efficiency management software, cooling technologies and consolidation planning
- April 25, 2007
The federal environmental agency has completed its report on data center power consumption, and is looking for public comments before it issues its final report to Congress by the end of June.
- April 25, 2007
One thing that you sometimes hear about when it comes to energy efficiency in the data center is power consumption at the application level. But server utilization is the key to energy efficiency in the data center.
- April 02, 2007
HP is promoting green computing by working to reduce data center power consumption in its own facilities, as well as its customers' data centers.
- March 28, 2007
Developing standard data center metrics to track energy efficiency is crucial to improving them, said Christian Belady, HP technologist.