Data center design and facilities

  • March 28, 2007 28 Mar'07

    At AFCOM, HP speaker plugs data center efficiency metrics

    Developing standard data center metrics to track energy efficiency is crucial to improving them, said Christian Belady, HP technologist.

  • March 26, 2007 26 Mar'07

    Rackable Systems introduces portable data center

    Rackable Systems, Inc. introduces portable data center, called Concentro, nearly six months after Sun's portable data center, Black Box.

  • March 26, 2007 26 Mar'07

    RMI: Reduce data center power consumption through better engineering

    Amory Lovins, Chief Executive Officer of the Snowmass, Colo.-based Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) says companies need to reduce data center power consumption through better engineering. Luckily, Lovins has several recommendations. RMI published an ...

  • March 16, 2007 16 Mar'07

    Data center shaves 10% off yearly electric bill

    San Francisco-based 365 Main data center saved $70,000 off its annual electrici bill by participating in PG&E's Critical Peak Pricing program.

  • March 12, 2007 12 Mar'07

    Uptime conference goers mull data center efficiency

    Last week's Uptime Institute conference in Orlando showed data center managers how to make facilities and IT equipment more efficient. Attendees are taking the advice to heart.

  • March 05, 2007 05 Mar'07

    Green data center advice: Is LEED feasible?

    Syska Hennessy offers green data center advice and outlines the ramifications of pursuing a LEED data center.

  • March 04, 2007 04 Mar'07

    Cooling data centers with outside air gets the go-ahead

    A Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory study found that using air-side economizers to cool the data center drops power costs and won't ruin IT equipment.

  • February 27, 2007 27 Feb'07

    More perforated tiles equal better data center cooling

    A computational fluid dynamics company released a paper at last month's ASHRAE conference showing that raised floors in data centers often leak cold air into areas they shouldn't.

  • February 27, 2007 27 Feb'07

    ASHRAE data center special report

    The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) hosted its annual conference in Dallas last month. This special report contains ASHRAE's latest data center information.

  • February 27, 2007 27 Feb'07

    APC 'capture index' measures airflow in the data center

    Measuring data center airflow is the aim of APC's new capture index, which looks beyond rack inlet temperatures.

  • February 22, 2007 22 Feb'07

    Data center cooling strategies audiocast

    This audio cast series tackles the latest data center cooling issues with Liebert Corporation's data center cooling expert Steve Madara.

  • February 21, 2007 21 Feb'07

    Data center cooling guide

    This guide offers the latest advice from data center cooling experts. Stop wasting your data center cooling capacity; learn about high density cooling technologies in this guide.

  • February 20, 2007 20 Feb'07

    Uptime Institute mines golden nuggets in the data center

    The Uptime Institute, creator of the Data Center Tier Standards, has turned its focus to energy efficiency and has come up with five golden nuggets for IT pros to use in their data centers.

  • February 19, 2007 19 Feb'07

    Data center liquid cooling vs. forced air cooling recently visited American Power Conversion (APC) Corp.'s Research and Development facility in Billerica, MA, to get a first-hand look at its approach to data center cooling. During the visit we asked American Power Conversion ...

  • February 15, 2007 15 Feb'07

    NextPhase wants your data center trash

    NextPhase's new "asset recovery" services allow data center managers to easily -- and legally -- dispose of unwanted computer equipment.