Data center design and facilities
- June 10, 2010
In this interview, Christian Belady, the director of hardware architecture in Microsoft's eXtreme Computing Group, discusses power usage effectiveness and data center efficiency.
- June 07, 2010
Dr .Bob Sullivan – the father of hot-aisle/cold-aisle data center design – weighs in on hot- and cold-aisle containment, data center economizers, and variable-frequency drive fans.
- June 01, 2010
Data center game changer Mike Manos reflects on containerized data centers and pending carbon regulation and taxation for IT shops.
- May 26, 2010
Dean Nelson, Ebay's data center chief, is one of five data center professionals changing the industry. In this ifirst nterview of a series on data center game changers, he describes how end users can flip the industry on its head.
- May 06, 2010
Air-side and water-side economizers can provide cost savings for data centers feeling the heat from rising energy bills.
- April 15, 2010
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently clarified data center reporting requirements for current and future climate change regulation, which could spur behavioral change among data center managers.
- April 06, 2010
It seems that a high level of data center uptime would be less energy efficient due to equipment redundancy. But that isn't the case, according to a new EPA study.
- March 11, 2010
In their data center power management tactics, managers attempt to squeeze as much capacity out of every energy dollar as possible.
- February 15, 2010
New initiatives among data centers will weigh whether direct current power is more energy efficient -- and worth the risk – than alternating current power.
- February 04, 2010
The Green Grid will address data center energy-efficiency issues at its annual forum, including power usage effectiveness (PUE) calculators, powering down unused servers and more.
- January 25, 2010
RagingWire cuts energy bill $600,000 per year through data center cooling management. The data center colo facility team uses SynapSense's monitoring system, a Data Center Infrastructure Products of the Year winner.
- January 18, 2010
What were the top data center products of 2009? Our panel of judges and IT managers weigh in on their favorite servers, systems management software and infrastructure products for enterprise data centers.
- January 08, 2010
To save data center space, Terremark Worldwide, a large data center hoster, uses flywheel- rather than battery-based uninterruptible power supply for a new facility's backup power.
- December 14, 2009
A revamped green data center for the U.S. House of Representatives cut energy consumption and VM sprawl as well as improved disaster recovery.
- December 03, 2009
Containerized data centers aren't ready for prime time -- at least not in the near term -- say data center managers.