Data center design and facilities
- May 27, 2015
Wind power will be the latest fuel for the AWS cloud, but smaller data centers may find challenges in using renewable energy.
- May 21, 2015
A new Uptime Institute assessment gives IT a system of benchmarks to improve efficiency and sustainability.
- April 22, 2015
As CRAC remains a top data center cooling option, cheaper and more environmentally friendly options will continue to emerge.
- 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.
- July 01, 2014
Whether it's an enterprise or a research cluster, data centers are running into hotspots -- and cooling them from the outside in or the inside out.
- 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
Data center modernization projects can take many forms, like data migration, which helped one enterprise streamline its consolidation.
- December 18, 2013
Enterprise IT is set to transition from older platforms to newer technology such as the cloud. Data center consolidation is a step in that direction.
- November 13, 2013
With on-site energy generation -- and a heliport -- Niobrara is designed to never lose data center power.
- October 17, 2013
Vote here for the Bright Idea Award, which recognizes an emerging product that could shake up data center operations.
- June 19, 2013
The latest backup battery monitoring services can prevent outages and extend battery life. Plus, they take power monitoring off IT's task list.
- May 09, 2012
New Dell microservers include power-efficient Ivy Bridge processors based on Intel’s 22-nm manufacturing process.
- February 08, 2012
An addendum to the ASHRAE 90.1-2010 energy standard could ease energy efficiency requirements on anyone building or significantly expanding data centers in the U.S.
- January 24, 2012
No longer limited to one- and two-socket boxes, the Energy Star for Servers label now applies to real enterprise-class hardware.