Data Center Industry Links for Sept. 21st

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Here’s our review of noteworthy links for the data center industry for September 21st:

  • GNAX Upgrades to Tier 4 Electrical Infrastructure – Colocation provider GNAX (Global Net Access) says it recently completed an upgrade to a Tier 4 electrical infrastructure at its AtlantaNAP data center in Atlanta, GA. Now all GNAX colocation, dedicated server, managed hosting and cloud services customers can receive 100% uptime service level guarantees. The Tier 4 infrastructure provides four layers of redundancy from independent power sources.
  • ABB Invests in Power Assure – Power Assure, a supplier of Dynamic Data Center Optimization software, today announced that ABB has invested $1.5 million in the company, joining Good Energies, Point Judith Capital, and Draper Fisher Jurvetson as investors in Power Assure. The investment was made through ABB’s venture capital arm, ABB Technology Ventures, and brings total funds raised by Power Assure to $20.25 million, which includes $5 million from the Department of Energy to further the development and adoption of Power Assure’s power optimization software in commercial and government data centers.
  • Minicom Updates Remote Access Management Solution – Minicom Advanced Systems, a leading developer of IT infrastructure access, control, and management solutions for data centers, announced today that it is introducing an Enterprise Edition of the company’sr remote access management platform, AccessIT, at INTERFACE 2010, Denver, Colorado, on October 7th. AccessIT provides IT staff with an easy-to-operate web interface for running and managing the multiple remote access protocols needed to maintain their servers, switches, firewalls, routers and other IT components.
  • AccelOps Advances Integrated Monitoring for Service – AccelOps today announced expansion into the service provider and large enterprise markets with the release of AccelOps SP (Service Provider) edition. AccelOps delivers an intelligent and cost-effective means to meet service levels, increase efficiency and capitalize on new service delivery opportunities for service providers and large enterprises.

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.