Data center design and facilities
- June 04, 2009
The EPA spent more than two years developing an Energy Star specification for servers, but will data center managers even use it in their purchasing decisions?
- May 21, 2009
After two years of work, the Environmental Protection Agency has released its Energy Star spec for servers.
- May 20, 2009
HP updates its mission-critical services, and other news in brief.
- May 18, 2009
In an effort to help companies reduce their carbon footprint, author and green IT expert John Lamb explains how organizations can improve business flexibility while reducing environmental impact with numerous energy-saving solutions such as ...
- May 06, 2009
Fortune Data Centers' new data center that uses hot-aisle/cold-aisle containment and evaporative cooling towers to boost efficiency.
- May 01, 2009
The U.S. Bowling Congress halved its data center cooling costs using virtualization, power distribution units and energy management software.
- April 27, 2009
The wrong data center cooling strategy can waste thousands of dollars. In this tip, learn how airflow modeling and the correct placement of perforated raised-floor tiles can reduce bypass airflow and create a more efficient, cost-effective data ...
- April 24, 2009
Data centers can achieve both economic and environmental benefits by using resources more efficiently says the author of a new green IT reference book. The book avoids getting into the political and philosophical debates around what is considered ...
- April 20, 2009
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman told data center managers last week that the dangers of climate change and overpopulation call for drastic measures, including a possible carbon emission tax.
- April 17, 2009
Data center managers say participation in data center energy-efficiency projects as part of utility rebate programs have paid them well.
- April 09, 2009
The Green Grid's new free online calculator can help data centers determine how much free cooling they can get through air-side and water-side economizers.
- April 07, 2009
In today's news in brief, CyrusOne will build a 50,000-square-foot data center colocation facility in Austin; AdaptivCool attacks hot spots; APC updates security cameras.
- April 02, 2009
In today's news in brief, Google ditches uninterruptible power supply for battery-based backup, reveals use of containerized data centers and more.
- March 27, 2009
While many IT pros use virtualization to contain server sprawl and cut power costs, others prefer to add efficient hardware as needed.
- March 11, 2009
Microsoft and Google may have slowed their data center construction, but projects haven't stalled in all industries.