Video: Cisco’s New Raleigh Data Center

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Cisco Systems has released a video overview of its new data center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The video discusses the multi-purpose nature of the facility, which can be converted from application development to disaster recovery. It also reviews Cisco’s use of solar panels, 415/240V power distribution, variable frequency drives in cooling equipment, a water-side economizer, and the reuse of waste heat from servers. There’s one feature I’ve never seen before on which the video is silent: the zebra stripes on the slab floor. This video runs about 3 minutes.

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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.

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  1. Interesting video - hopefully it can leader to more affordable utility bills and provide more spending money for consumers!