Data Center Industry Links for July 20th

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Here’s our review of noteworthy links for the data center industry for July 20th:

  • Interxion Increases Power Capacity At German Data Hub – Interxion recently announced the completion of additional medium-voltage switchgear to its central data hub in Frankfurt, Germany. With a capacity of 14 megawatts of additional electricity the privately financed energy infrastructure will increase the power availability to Germany’s leading data hub. Press release.
  • IBM Partners with Emerson Network Power – IBM is working with Emerson Network Power to integrate its Liebert power and precision cooling products and services with IBM’s Enterprise Modular Data Center (EMDC), a large data center design concept which uses pre-engineered design strategies. Press release
  • Phoenix NAP and Giglinx Partner – Phoenix NAP and Giglinx, a leading technology solutions provider, announced today a strategic partnership to help address the increasing data and network connectivity demands of Southern California businesses. Press release.
  • Nimsoft delivers Service Offerings – Nimsoft, a business unit of CA Technologies, has launched a new partner program that significantly expands the breadth of training and professional services available to customers. Additionally, the company announced the expansion of its services for both traditional data center deployments and cloud environments. Press release.
  • Utah Finishes Data Center Consolidation – The Utah state government has fulfilled a summer 2010 deadline for consolidating its data centers. The new environment will allow the state to advance its government cloud. The data center consolidation reduced the number of data centers in use by 26 Utah agencies from 35 to two. From Government Technology.
  • IBM faces loss of $836M data center contract – IBM Corp. has been warned by the state of Texas that it is in danger of losing a $863 million data center consolidation contract if it can’t show some improvement in the next 30 days. From Washington Technology

About the Author

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.