Data Center Industry Links for May 26th

Here’s our review of noteworthy links for the data center industry for May 26th:

  • Peerless Network Expands With Telx – Telx announced Tuesday that Peerless Network, Inc., a provider that simplifies interconnection for telecommunications service providers, has selected Telx as its colocation provider to enter the Phoenix, AZ and Charlotte, NC markets. Press Release.
  • Zetta Chooses Equinix to Support On-Demand Storage Solutions – Zetta, a provider of on-demand enterprise storage solutions, is using Equinix’s Silicon Valley International Business Exchange (IBX) data center to ensure secure, uninterrupted service to its customers. Zetta chose Equinix to support the successful launch of its on-demand enterprise storage solutions in 2009. Press Release.
  • IBM, Force10 Networks Extend Agreement – Force10 Networks, Inc. announced Tuesday that its ExaScale E-Series virtualized core switch/router will be integrated into IBM’s iDataPlex servers and Intelligent Cluster. Press release.
  • Emerson Introduces Liebert MB Busway – Emerson Network Power has introduced the Liebert MB modular busway to give data center managers flexible power delivery options to meet growing and changing ITdemands. Press Release
  • Datapipe Named Finalist for 2010 American Business Awards – Datapipe, a leading provider of managed hosting and IT services, announced today that it has been named a finalist in the Customer Service Department of the Year category in The 2010 American Business Awards. Press Release.
  • Hibernia Atlantic’s Irish Connections Start To Pay Off – Transatlantic cable operator Hibernia Atlantic lands win for their Hibernia Media division at RTE, a contract with ISP North West Electronics Wireless, and now a partnership with Tibus. From Telecom Ramblings.
  • Reflections on Uptime Symposium 2010 in New York – Have containers arrived? Mike Manos notes the “quantity, penetration and maturation of container and containment products, presentations and services” at the recent Uptime Symposium. From Loose Bolts.
  • PUE is Still Broken and I still use it – PUE is still broken and I still use it. But improvements are underway in locking down of the most egregious abuses of PUE. From James Hamilton of Amazon.
  • Vintage Supercomputing Memorabilia – Want to own a piece of computing history? There’s apparently a secondary market for components from the first Cray 1 supercomputer.Via
  • Site Selection and Energy 2010 – A worthwhile collection of links from John Rath, a contributor here at DCK.

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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.