Data center energy efficiency
- February 26, 2010
On a mission to reduce data center energy use, the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, and industry groups have new devised guidelines and Energy Star benchmarks for data center energy efficiency.
- January 29, 2010
With the Pacific Northwest's cheap hydropower getting tapped out, Facebook chose a coal-based utility to power its new data center.
- 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.
- January 18, 2010
Data center hot-aisle/cold-aisle containment has gained traction. Here are key steps to consider for correct implementation.
- November 06, 2009
Data center managers are under pressure to collect data center metrics about the physical environment -- and to do something with them.
- October 23, 2009
The 451 Group acquisition could reinvigorate the data center consulting think tank.
- October 08, 2009
Virtual data centers, modular power infrastructure and AFCOM hubbub dominated day two of the AFCOM Data Center World show .
- October 06, 2009
Space weather, increased operating temperatures and other data center trends were the talk at AFCOM's Data Center World in Orlando.
- July 22, 2009
A Canadian data center colocation company has built a new data center that is energy efficient and uses hydroelectric power, cold-aisle containment, and outside air cooling.
- July 07, 2009
The recession is a good excuse to re-negotiate tech vendor contracts, tighten up energy policy to cut data center costs over 12 to 18 months, according to IT pros.
- June 30, 2009
Microsoft will open two mega data centers, one in Chicago and one in Dublin, Ireland; Oracle adds new management capabilities to its Oracle Enterprise Manager software; and more.
- June 12, 2009
In today's news in brief, HP scales down its data center monitoring product, a new data center may use hydroelectric power, and the Planet will open an eighth facility.
- June 08, 2009
A new Schneider Electric initiative offers green data center design templates and encourages IT to work more closely with energy management control systems.
- April 28, 2009
High-performance computing is a power hog, but an HPC benchmarking group is developing an efficiency metric, and a new online calculator compares HPC machines' energy efficiency.
- March 27, 2009
With the economic downturn, data centers face serious budget cuts. Recent survey data indicates they have turned to server virtualization to reduce server spending and power consumption as well as IT automation to address staff reductions.