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Ebay’s new Utah DC

A data center has been opened by eBay in South Jordan, Utah. The $287 million facility measures 240,000 square foot and has 20,000 square foot data center halls. It has 7.2MW of energy capacity and is 50 percent less expensive to operate compared to all other DCs that the company leases today.

US, Japan and Europe standardize a single metric system for DCs

US, Japan, and Europe government agencies have agreed on a single metric system (Power Usage Effectiveness) which is to be used to measure data center’s energy efficiency. Companies around the world can use the guidelines that the agreement provided to measure how efficient their data centers are. The agencies agreed that a single metric system […]

TWIH: CloudLinux offers fix for unstable hosting environments

Linux-for-hosting operating system developer CloudLinux has issued a white paper detailing the findings of a study the company conducted aimed at learning more about how to balance server load in situations faced by shared hosting firms, offering insight into the issues faced and potential solutions to help providers tackle them.

OnlineTech closes Ann Arbor data center

Managed data center operator Online Tech is shutting down its oldest, smallest, and least efficient data center – the Ann Arbor data center. One of the reasons is that the DC no longer meets the company’s high-end infrastructure standards. All current clients will be moved to a more environmentally friendly data center.

Fortune Data Centers receives incentive award

Fortune Data Centers received an incentive award worth $900,000 from PG&E due to improvements in energy efficiency that it set in its green data center launched four months ago. An independent engineering firm provided Fortune and PG&E estimates of energy savings.

Cisco’s new data center game plan

Cisco announced its new data center strategy called Unified Computing System, which unites things such as network and storage access in a single efficient system. This approach can reduce IT infrastructure costs and help customers develop efficient data centers.

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