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RackForce finishes Canadian GigaCenter DC

The GigaCenter of data center operator RackForce is now complete. The facility, located in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, was built with advanced engineering and scalable modular design in mind. It has a private 10Gbps redundant network and company’s Absolute Air Separation support power densities up to 25KW per rack will allow a typical customer save […]

HP delivers innovative all-inclusive networking solutions

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.

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 […]

Climate change by cloud, according to Greenpeace

“Facebook’s decision to build its own highly-efficient data centre in Oregon that will be substantially powered by coal-fired electricity clearly underscores the relative priority for many cloud companies. The US EPA will soon be expanding its EnergyStar rating system to apply to data centres, but similarly does not factor in the fuel source being used […]

PRIMERGY Cloud eXtension server from Fujitsu saves costs

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 […]

Data center to power hundreds of homes

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.

IFL’s new power tool to save energy and costs

IFL has launched a tool called ISIS which is designed to provide clients with information about colocation space environment. The data is similar to what the operations center staff at IFL sees. The data can be viewed in simple text data and graphical formats. The company says one of the purposes of the tool is […]

SingleHop focuses on power efficiency with its new Atom server

SingleHop is the first dedicated hosting provider to introduce the Intel Dual-Core Atom server. The server is faster than a Pentium-4 and due to its Hyperthreading processor, it also uses 75% less power. Priced at $99/month, it could prove to be a popular buy among those looking for an entry-level dedicated hosting environment.

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