Data center design and facilities
- May 11, 2011
Under ASHRAE TC 9.9’s new recommendations, operators can increase data center operating temperatures -- and decrease their reliance on computer room air conditioners.
- March 15, 2011
APC’s InfraStruxure 6.2 now correlates location of VMware VMs back to their physical hosts; and SIOS is promoting SteelEye Protection Suite for marooned HP Serviceguard shops.
- February 24, 2011
Intel discussed key details about its upcoming Itanium processor, code-name Poulson, and other data center news.
- February 10, 2011
Without adequate power-metering equipment and data, data center energy management software can be of marginal use.
- January 24, 2011
The Uptime Institute Green Enterprise IT Awards help organizations recognize IT efficiency efforts in several different categories, including data center design and IT innovation.
- January 05, 2011
Data centers in hot, dry climates can save a bundle on energy costs with the latest generation of evaporative cooling technology.
- December 07, 2010
IT pros debate new Green Grid carbon emission metric. Next up? Water.
- November 05, 2010
Data centers are no longer required to put the big red kill-switch on exit doors, thanks to a committee that convinced the NFPA to revisit its data center EPO regulation.
- October 28, 2010
Emerson Network Power is the latest to jump on the data center infrastructure management bandwagon, but a lot has to happen before it can be truly useful.
- September 20, 2010
By aggregrating data from disparate meters and monitors across its data centers, NASA hopes to meet an aggressive mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in federal facilities.
- August 24, 2010
After the economic slowdown comes a server shipping slowdown, HP customers say. Many are experiencing delays in receiving rackmount and blade form ProLiant servers, although the cause and extent of the problem are unclear.
- August 23, 2010
HP says its proposed buyout of 3Par will speed up a converged infrastructure push, but some IT pros still balk at the idea of one-vendor-fits-all-data center needs.
- August 20, 2010
States such as Minnesota and Oregon have passed biodisel mandates, but data center managers say improper handling of biodiesel can cause problems for backup generators.
- August 13, 2010
These five influential data center pros helped change the IT industry by improving energy efficiency through innovation and by driving adoption of quantitative standards.
- August 12, 2010
Despite an expert's prediction in 2007, server energy consumption has not doubled. In this Q&A, Jonathan Koomey says data centers aren't the energy hogs he once predicted.