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July 7, 2010  3:31 PM

TPC announces results of its energy specification for servers



Posted by: Ryan Arsenault
data center efficiency, server power consumption

Catering to the continued IT push for data center energy efficiency, earlier today the

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December 3, 2008  5:42 PM

Server sales suffer on economy, virtualization; vendors branching out



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
blade server, Blade servers, data center efficiency, data center services, DataCenter, HP, IBM, Sun Microsystems, virtual machines, Virtualization, x86 server

With the U.S. economy in a recession, world economies suffering and virtualization adoption on the rise, it comes as no surprise that factory revenue in the x86 worldwide...


November 14, 2008  9:30 PM

HP’s energy efficiency crusade to control server, data center power



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Blade servers, Capacity Planning, data center consolidation, data center efficiency, DataCenter, Green computing, HP, HP ProLiant, IBM BladeCenter, LEED, server power consumption, server virtualization, virtual machines

A few Hewlett Packard (HP) executives visited with me yesterday to discuss their Green data center mission - and surprisingly, they admit that it doesn't always mean using HP hardware. They started off our meeting with a discussion about new...


November 6, 2008  9:00 PM

Eight reasons data center managers should thank Wall Street



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
BladeLogic, Capacity Planning, data center consolidation, data center efficiency, Database, DataCenter, Green computing, GridApp, IT Asset management, server virtualization

Earlier this week I spoke with Rob Gardos, the CEO of the New York-based IT automation company GridApp Systems, about his paper “Eight Reasons Data Center Managers should thank Wall Street for the Financial Meltdown.” As a reporter, I am...


November 5, 2008  5:32 PM

Third draft of Energy Star server spec is out



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
data center efficiency, EPA Energy Star

The federal Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced that it has completed the third draft of the Energy Star specification for servers. Here are the highlights: The Tier 1 server spec, which includes...


October 28, 2008  3:56 PM

Data Center efficiency tips and tricks from Data Center Decisions



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Capacity Planning, data center consolidation, data center efficiency, DataCenter, Green computing, IT Asset management, server virtualization, Uptime Institute, Virtualization, x86 server

The overarching theme of the Data Center Decisions conference in Chicago last week was energy; how much data centers use, how much they pay for it, and how much they could be...


October 21, 2008  2:28 PM

Rackable Systems updates its most popular half depth server



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
AMD, C2005 Server, data center efficiency, DataCenter, Intel, PCI Express, Rackable Systems, Virtualization, x86 server

Rackable Systems, Inc. today announced the new C2005 server, designed with more expansion slots and a choice of SAS or SATA II hard drives for greater flexibility and configurability. The


October 15, 2008  6:53 PM

Gartner lists 10 most disruptive technologies of 2009



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
blade server, Blade servers, CIO, cloud computing, data center efficiency, DataCenter, Facebook, Gartner, Green computing, IT Asset management, Virtualization, x86 server

Gartner, Inc. analysts highlighted the top 10 technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2009 during the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, being held in Orlando through...


September 15, 2008  1:52 PM

Unisys updates server with six-core Intel Xeon, enhances services



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Capacity Planning, Data center disaster recovery, data center efficiency, DataCenter, Hyper-V, IT Asset management, Microsoft Windows, server virtualization, Unisys, virtual machines, Virtualization, VMware, x86 server, Xeon processor

Blue Bell, Pa.-based Unisys Corp. announced its new ES7000 Model 7600R Enterprise Server using Intel Xeon six-core processors (Dunnington), which Intel also...


August 12, 2008  2:40 PM

Is ‘green IT’ really dead?



Posted by: Leah Rosin
data center efficiency, Green computing, server virtualization

An article by Steve Denegri over at Serial Storage Wire, The Data Center’s Green Direction is a Dead End, asks some interesting questions about the “green” movement in IT, and has caused


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