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AMD's Massive Data Center Consolidation Project Moving Along

Advanced Micro Devices is progressing on its plans to move all of its North American data centers into a single 153,000-square-foot facility near Atlanta.


Tags: data center, servers, AMD, power and cooling, Server Administrator, Advanced Micro Devices, data center architecture

HP DL580 Gen8 Server Innovates with Power

With power and cooling the two most significant operating costs for servers, a more power-efficient solution can significantly impact the bottom line. In that respect, HP's new DL580 Gen8 certainly delivers.


Tags: HP, servers, power and cooling, server review, hp gen8, Gen8, HP ProLiant

Calxeda ARM-Based Server Processor Lowballs Energy Usage

Firm patterns server processor off of mobile phone architecture as it envisions a data center defined by specialized hardware.


Tags: power management, mobile phone, power and cooling, Atom processor

Calxeda EnergyCore ARMs the Server Market

New ARM system on a chip announced that includes an 80 Gigabit fabric switch.


Tags: ARM, power and cooling, Fabric, ARM server

5 Steps to an Optimized Data Center

Follow the Google's data center efficiency model when designing, locating and equipping your own data center.
Tags: Top 10, Google, energy efficiency, power and cooling

10 Reasons Why SSDs Are Better Than Mechanical Disks

SSDs may be expensive, but they're well worth the price when you consider their advantages.
Tags: solid state disk, disk, power and cooling, Storage

Schneider Electric Data Center Showcases Server Consolidation and Energy Efficiency

When Schneider Electric purchased APC, it set about building a new new data center outside of St. Louis, Mo. Although it was designed to consolidate both companies' server rooms, it also serves as a model of energy efficiency, illuminating Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure architecture for intelligent energy management.
Tags: data center management, energy efficiency, power and cooling, server consolidation, energy management

Facebook Faces Up to Power and Cooling Challenge

The popular social network site is cooling its enormous data center with outside air and evaporative cooling.
Tags: Facebook, data center management, green IT, power and cooling, green data center

10 Data Center Management Mistakes You Might Be Making

There's no such thing as the perfect data center. There's always a data center management lesson to be learned. Try learning these 10 lessons -- the easy way.
Tags: Top 10, cloud computing, data center management, server virtualization, power and cooling

Power Protection Strategies for Small and Midsize Businesses

Keeping systems up and running through a power outage is a vital part of any disaster recovery plan. One way to accomplish this is with a UPS, but careful planning is still required, and other options may be more appropriate.
Tags: SMB, power management, disaster recovery, ups, power and cooling

Yahoo, Intel Unveil Green Data Centers

Last week, week both Yahoo and Intel unveiled green infrastructure projects that just might change how the data centers everywhere operate.
Tags: Intel, Yahoo, green IT, environment, power and cooling

The Power Behind Cloud Computing

Virtually Speaking: As more enterprises move their apps to a cloud computing environment, data centers will grow bigger and bigger, and how they are powered will be critical. A recent report by Greenpeace International sheds some light.
Tags: cloud computing, virtualization, power and cooling, Greenpeace

This Week on the Green Data Center Management Front

Among the big news this week in green data center management: a new industry group is trying to apply open-source principles to the design and build of data centers using new technologies such as green IT, and Viridity Software unveils its EnergyCenter data center.
Tags: data center management, green IT, power and cooling

Power, Cooling and Data Center Design -- From Square One

Building a data center from scratch doesn't just mean getting the latest in gear. It also brings with it the latest power, cooling and data center design. Here's what one company did.
Tags: data center, power management, hardware, power and cooling

5 Ways to Save Green by Going Green

Cover Your Assets: Are you having difficulty finding ways to 'go green'? Here are some simple tips to get you started.
Tags: green, cost management, frugality, power and cooling, energy