Hewlett-Packard, always at the forefront of technology solutions manufacturing, has announced its latest comprehensive edge-to-core networking portfolio, aiming to provide networks with higher speeds and lower energy costs through its own ProCurve technology combined with technology recently acquired from 3Com.
Fujitsu has introduced PRIMERGY Cloud eXtension server which is a server that delivers as much computing power per square foot as possible with the cheapest price. With 38 server nodes in a single rack, up to 20 percent will be saved in power and cooling costs, compared to an assembly of standard rack server. The […]
Finnish-based IT provider Academia has partnered with Helsingin Energia, one of Helsinki’s district heating network operators, to transform a former bomb shelter beneath a cathedral into a data center – part power plant. Company projects that hundreds of homes will receive the extra heat coming from the DC.
Affiliated Computer Services has invested $3 million in a green data center in Telford, UK. Designed and built by IBM, 70 percent in energy costs would be saved as a result, which turns to approximately 4,200 tonnes of carbon footprint reduction.
The American government has announced that it plans to consolidate its data, currently spread across hundreds of data centers around the world, into less than 50 facilities located in the United States.
In an effort to reduce energy costs, over a thousand government data centers (the number of them tripled over the past decade) will merge into just few. An initial consolidation plan will be developed and announced by June 30. The plans will be finalized by the end of this year, December 31, with federal agencies […]
So-called “green data centers” are popping up in strategic locations all over the world as hosting companies work towards the business-friendly trinity of improved energy-efficiency, reduced emissions and the ability to market an eco-friendly service to its customers and improved standards and technologies are making it easier than ever for firms of all sizes to […]
The $360 million Green Data Center, announced by IBM in summer 2009, was finally unveiled today. According to the company, it consumes half the energy of a typical DC. The new green data center is located at the Research Triangle Park campus in North Carolina. IBM operates a total of over 450 data centers around […]
By applying a Virtual Facility simulation method, Cisco has reportedly saved more than $100,000 on its energy bill in its San Jose Campus in 2009. The total bill of the company in its San Jose offices is $1.4 million, $660,000 of which represent the cooling energy cost.
Other World Computing has become the first data center to be powered entirely using on-site wind turbines. The company started to use a wind turbine that measures 131-foot tall in October. The chief executive officer of the company said the decision is based on conservational benefits and future cost of energy.