Green Grid Allies With Storage Networking Group

The Green Grid consortium and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) will work together to develop best practices for energy efficiency in storage networking, the groups said yesterday.

The Green Grid will work with SNIA and its Green Storage Initiative to develop and promote standards, measurement methods, processes and technologies to improve data center energy efficiencies. SNIA will use its expertise in networked storage and membership (over 400 member companies and 7,000 individual members) to work with The Green Grid on best storage practices for achieving more efficient storage infrastructures, including more efficient storage networking technologies.

“Within the IT industry, there are a number of professionals who are responsible for data center functionality

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.