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September 24, 2014
Schneider Electric aims to improve energy efficiency and sustainability. The company's EVP of IT products discusses the future of global data centers.
July 25, 2014
No mechanical refrigeration or dehumidification. No war between IT and facilities. Hear how Facebook's choices yield a PUE consistently below 1.10.
March 28, 2014
Green data centers promised significant cost savings, but that has been a dream deferred. So far, power-efficient chips have proved more effective.
March 19, 2014
A number of Open Compute Project members are breathing new life into server hardware designs, including big names traditionally focused on software.
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Liquid immersion cooling is still a very cutting-edge technology practice, but its possibilities are enticing. Liquid cools servers more efficiently than air does, and could keep up with ever-increasing data center density. The "liquid" of liquid ... Continue Reading
Facebook opened up its hyperscale data center in North Carolina for a look at its Open Compute Project servers, cold storage facility and floral conservation area. Continue Reading
Even the best data center design drifts from its opening day to the present. Uptime shares its recommendations to map cooling power to today's IT load. Continue Reading
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Say no to CRAC and consider more selective data center cooling options. In-rack and in-row cooling systems are efficient and optimally dispel heat. Continue Reading
Not interested in moving to Antarctica? Consider other cooling options by analyzing these pros and cons for methods like in-row coolers and free cooling. Continue Reading
The MGHPCC is the high-tech jewel of a western Massachusetts mill town. It stands out for its green facility and innovative cooling techniques. Take a tour of the facility and see just how advanced their design is. Continue Reading
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What goes into your data center chiller might be warmer than expected, as energy use reduction efforts threaten the capacity of CRAHs and other cooling systems. Continue Reading
Data center energy consumption is more than a sustainability issue -- it's a major cost to the business. When proposing green IT initiatives, start at the bottom line. Continue Reading
There's no correct inlet air temperature for all servers. Age, performance and design help determine how much heat your server can handle. Continue Reading
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UPS sizing is hard, with confusing terminology and an ever-shifting IT load. If you get the calculations wrong, don't worry about a Michael Bay movie scene in the data center. Here's what to do when UPS is too wimpy or too beefy for the task. Continue Reading
Evaporative cooling offers energy efficiency, but there are downsides to consider before choosing it over CRACs. Continue Reading
Weigh the cost, integration and staffing implications of DCIM to make a smart buy and put DCIM's monitoring and analytical capabilities to work. Continue Reading