Ask.com Discusses Dell and Cloud Computing

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We’ve heard plenty about the operations and infrastructure of the three largest players in the search game – Google, Microsoft and Yahoo. But what about Ask.com? In this video, Ask.com senior vice president of operations Mark Stockford discusses the company’s collaboration with Dell Cloud Computing Systems (DCS) on designing its infrastructure. Stockford says Dell equipment has helped Ask.com
reduce its power consumption by 20 percent, and talks about some steps to save time for Ask.com data center staff.

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief 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.