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September 3, 2008  4:32 PM

ASHRAE and Green Grid team up to standardize data center energy monitoring protocols



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
data center cooling, Data Center Metrics, Green data center

I recently spoke with Roger Schmidt, distinguished IBM technologist and past chairman of The American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Technical Committee 9.9 about ASHRAE's

August 19, 2008  3:41 PM

Green Grid publishes data center utilization tool



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Data Center Metrics, Green data center, PUE

The Green Grid has another tool for data centers to measure their companies' efficiency, saying it could be a valuable way to communicate with upper management on the state of the data center. The IT efficiency-focused group has published a new paper on...


August 15, 2008  8:08 PM

Key points to consider in the evolution of the PUE data center metric



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
Data Center Metrics, DataCenter, Green data center, PUE

Yesterday I blogged about the Uptime Institute's criticisms of PUE, specifically that the


August 14, 2008  9:28 PM

Uptime warns data center pros against being benchmarked on PUE



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
Data Center Metrics, DataCenter, Green data center

Uptime Institute executive director Ken Brill warned panelists at an online seminar today to be wary of very low Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) ratios touted...


July 31, 2008  4:41 PM

Yahoo turns to wireless data center monitors, cold-aisle containment to lower PUE



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
data center cooling, DataCenter, Green data center

Internet search company Yahoo partnered with wireless data center monitoring startup Synapsense to tune its hot-aisle/cold-aisle configuration, implementing cold aisle containment strategies and...


July 24, 2008  3:36 PM

Video of IBM’s new green data center in Boulder, Colorado



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
DataCenter, Green data center

By way of Data Center Knowledge is this video on IBM's green expansion of its data center facility in Boulder, Colo. The video is of IBM's grand opening of the expansion last month. A...


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