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October 28, 2008  2:16 PM

Cutting power bill isn’t best result of data center efficiency

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Data Center Decisions, DataCenter, Green data center

It might seem illogical, but the best savings from being efficient in your data center can't necessarily be seen on the power bill. That was one of the main points Ken Brill, founder and executive director of The Uptime Institute, hammered home in his...

October 22, 2008  12:57 PM

Next Microsoft Data Center Experience to be in Chicago

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Container Data Center

Microsoft has announced that its next Data Center Experience (MDX) event, to be held next year, will be in Chicago, with a chance for...

October 7, 2008  3:26 PM

Liebert, Aperture, Future Facilities pen deal

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
AFCOM, capacity planning, Data Center airflow, DataCenter

Data center cooling giant Liebert (part of Emerson Network Power) is teaming up with Aperture and Future Facilities in a push to be the leader in data center prototyping and...

October 6, 2008  8:06 PM

Jill Eckhaus’ opening address at AFCOM

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
AFCOM, Data center user groups, DataCenter

ORLANDO -- AFCOM CEO Jill Eckhaus opened the Data Center World show this morning with a quick speech before the keynote got underway. She said the show here in Orlando has more than 700 attendees and 125 exhibitors, and is the largest fall show the...

October 6, 2008  8:03 PM

Some tidbits from the keynote

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
data center staffing, Data center user groups, DataCenter

Members of AFCOM's Data Center Institute gave the keynote for the Data Center World conference here in Orlando, and here were some tidbits from the speech that I wasn't able to include in the main story. Sisyphus complex Richard...

October 6, 2008  7:54 PM

Establish a data center infrastructure team

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Data center policies, DataCenter

Saying it was something he "stole" from what Cisco does, Paul Clark told AFCOM Data Center World Fall 2008 attendees that he built a data center infrastructure team at the Ohio State University Medical Center,...

October 2, 2008  7:57 PM

AFCOM Data Center World: The hot sessions

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
AFCOM, Data center user groups, DataCenter

Based on a pre-conference survey, here are some of the sessions generating the most interest for the Data Center World conference being held in Orlando next week, Oct 5-7:

  • Inexpensive Techniques to a Greener Data Center (Monday at 10:10-11am; Tuesday at...

October 1, 2008  1:43 PM

Bill Weihl of Google to speak at Uptime conference

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
DataCenter, Google data center

The Uptime Institute has announced that Bill Weihl, the green energy leader at search...

September 26, 2008  2:03 PM

Data center solar power: like a dusty, basement treadmill

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Data center power management, DataCenter, Green data center

solarpanels.jpgA colleague sent over a...

September 25, 2008  6:04 PM

Colo wagers on high-density

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Data center colocation, DataCenter, High density data center

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