Inside IBM’s Green Data Center Testbed


Which energy efficiency technologies work together to produce the best combined savings? IBM and Syracuse University will gather data on this question in an innovative new facility that combines on-site power distribution using microturbines, absorption chillers, the reuse of waste heat in nearby buildings, DC power distribution, and rear-door liquid cooling for each cabinet. Check out our a photo tour providing a detailed look at the technologies and equipment powering the Syracuse facility.

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About the Author

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.

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