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Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
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IBM addresses information overload challenge

Two new products released by IBM will help companies deal with the “information explosion” factor – one of top three challenges that are expected to impact mid-size companies over the next few years. The two products are System Storage DS3500 and System x3620 M3 Express. The former offers lower power consumption than its predecessor, the […]

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 […]

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.

Chillers and fuel cells: the greening of the hosting industry continues

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 […]

TWIH: CyberHostPro launches Manchester DC; Energy Star rating metric coming soon

This week’s hosting news revolved heavily around the continued expansion of many companies and their data centers around the world, accompanied by news that an Energy Star rating metric for data centers is very close to completion.

IBM’s new $360M green data center

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 […]

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 […]

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