Industry Perspectives: Intel, Compass, Infosys

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The Industry Perspectives channel at Data Center Knowledge highlights thought leadership in the data center arena, providing industry professionals with the opportunity to share their insight and expertise. For your weekend reading, here’s a recap of this week’s columns:

Gazing into The Crystal Ball: The Future of the CIO – The CIO role will certainly transform from yesterday’s role of being the chief decision maker to that of an enabler, technology evangelist, innovator, integrator, orchestrator, policy maker and finally the strategy formulator for the firm, writes Deepak Pelluru of Infosys.

Data Center Development Diary: A Public Gathering Place? – Development requirements are frequently very open to interpretation, writes Chris Curtis of Compass Data Centers in Day 4 of his developer’s diary. Like so many other things in life, the answers to certain questions can only be derived through actual experience and he shares his experience of the meaning of “public gathering place” and “storm water detention pond” in this installment.

Exascalar 2012: HPC Performance Meets Efficiency – The June 2012 Top500 supercomputer list and now the Green500 list have been published, so it’s about time to update the latest Exascalar analysis, which is a methodology to synthesize the information in both the Top500 Performance ranking and the Green500 Efficiency ranking of supercomputers. Winston Saunders of Intel provides insight into what the analysis means.

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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.