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IO taps McLaren to speed up its modular data centers

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Web giants such as Facebook, eBay and Google like to boast of the power-usage effectiveness (PUE) inside their data centers, but it’s rare to see cloud providers and other data center operators talking about how efficient they are with when it comes to using power. IO Data Centers markets the...
IO taps McLaren to speed up its modular data centers

Apple: Greenpeace’s Cloud Math is Busted

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A view of the huge roof of the Apple data center in Maiden, North Carolina. Apple said today that the facility will use 20 megawatts of power, far less than an estimate by Greenepace. (Image: Apple). Apple says it will use 20 megawatts of power at full capacity in its...
Apple: Greenpeace’s Cloud Math is Busted
Greenpeace barely applauds Apple's clean power data center plans

SeaMicro brawns up the microserver

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Startup crams Xeon server chips into an energy-efficient server, broadening the appeal of microservers for large data center operators. Originally posted at News - Cutting Edge...
SeaMicro brawns up the microserver

Data center space in parts of New Jersey are 4x the cost of space in Manhattan

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Companies want to pay $600 or more per square foot to locate their gear close to high-priority data centers in New Jersey that host the Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange, a rate four times the cost of square footage across the river in Manhattan, according to the New...
Data center space in parts of New Jersey are 4x the cost of space in Manhattan
It’s not easy being green: Data center edition

Don’t call it a wimpy node: SeaMicro rethinks the server for webscale

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SeaMicro crams a whole server on a motherboard. SeaMicro, the startup that has built a business in the low-power microserver market, said it has now integrated Intel’s workhorse Xeon chip inside its boxes. SeaMicro, which crams hundreds of Intel’s low-power Atom-based chips inside its specialty servers for smaller workloads, has...
Don’t call it a wimpy node: SeaMicro rethinks the server for webscale

eBay covers Utah data center roof with solar panels

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Internet e-commerce company eBay has covered the roof of its data center (called Topaz) in Utah with solar panels. The project is eBay’s largest solar installation to date at 665 kilowatts, which is slightly bigger than the solar installation at its headquarters in San Jose, and over 6 times the size...
eBay covers Utah data center roof with solar panels

To scale, telcos must learn from the ops community

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There are as many small base stations out in the world as there are large base stations attached to cell phone towers, according to an Informa Telecoms & Media report released Wednesday. That doubles the number of equipment telcos must monitor and manage to help deliver a crystal clear signal...
To scale, telcos must learn from the ops community

Cluttr dials down data center energy on demand

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Data centers don’t have to be powered by a solar farm, or cooled by seawater, to be smart about their energy consumption — often times it’s the far less glamorous choices that can lead to big energy savings. And those are the choices that Belgian startup Cluttr is looking...
Cluttr dials down data center energy on demand

Microsoft reaches carbon goal, but Greenpeace says its cloud is still too dirty

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Reaching a goal it established three years ago, Microsoft this week announced that it has reduced its carbon emissions as a proportion of its revenue by 30 percent, compared with 2007 levels. “I’m pleased to report that we’ve met this goal through a combination of energy efficiency measures and an investment...
Microsoft reaches carbon goal, but Greenpeace says its cloud is still too dirty

SeaMicro packs punch with 'brawny' microservers

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Startup crams many Xeon server chips into a very energy-efficient, smaller server package, broadening the appeal of microservers for large-scale data center operators. Originally posted at News - Cutting Edge...
SeaMicro packs punch with 'brawny' microservers
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Bloom exec: fuel cells could revolutionize data centers
Bloom Energy says it's half way to break even
Apple reveals more details about its fuel cell farm

Open Compute Project to ask college students for hardware ideas

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In its quest to figure out how best to build efficient, scalable data centers, the Open Compute Project is looking to students and other independent people for ideas. Thus the hackathon at the Open Compute Summit on Wednesday. While most hackathons focus on coding, Facebook and Open Compute are hoping to use...
Open Compute Project to ask college students for hardware ideas
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NYT's data center power article reports from a time machine back to 2006
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Liquid server cooling gains a few more backers, and enterprises could follow

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In the next few months, two webscale companies will make announcements about plans to immerse their servers in mineral oil and set them in special racks on production scale, which could help operators save on energy costs, according to a recent report from Quartz. Meanwhile, the company with the mineral...
Liquid server cooling gains a few more backers, and enterprises could follow

Data centers show signs of 'green fatigue'

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A new survey from the Uptime Institute suggests fatigue is setting in when it comes to making data centers greener, and it may be partly due to overachievers like Google and Microsoft.In the Institute's latest survey of data center operators, only 50 percent of respondents in North America said...
Data centers show signs of 'green fatigue'
Is it time for more off-grid options for data centers?

Networking is under attack: Here’s Cisco’s plan.

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The networking world is changing in three fundamental ways, and all of them threaten Cisco’s dominance and market share in the world of switches, routers and other gear that sends packets streaming around our broadband and data center networks. Cisco is responding to the threats with a multi-pronged strategy. The...
Networking is under attack: Here’s Cisco’s plan.
Microchips: Meet Atlas, ARM's New Superchip for Smartphones...and Servers

SeaMicro brawns up the microserver

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Startup crams Xeon server chips into an energy-efficient server, broadening the appeal of microservers for large data center operators....
SeaMicro brawns up the microserver
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