Author Archives: Rich Miller

About Rich Miller

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.

Closer Look: Inside A BladeRoom

A corridor inside a BladeRoom data center (Photo: BladeRoom)

The BladeRoom design focuses on flexibility and the ability to bring together “building block” components into a finished data center. For those who are new to the company, check out our photo feature for a visual tour of the BladeRoom design. Read More

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of October 5th

Kyoto Cooling, now owned by Cloudsite Development, was on the exhibit floor with its heat wheel – also known as a rotary heat exchanger. It is a refinement of existing approaches that take advantage of outside air to improve cooling efficiency and reduce data center power bills. (Photo by Colleen Miller.)

The Week in Review: How resilient is the U.S. power grid? Plus a look at SoftLayer’s importance to IBM’s cloud ambitions, Intel on cloudifying you enterprise data center, Uptime Tier funny business, and how a Digital Realty JV could bring more buyers into the data center market. Read More

Prudential, Digital Realty Deal Could Boost Data Center Investment

This data center in Sunnyvale, Calif. is among those included in a new joint venture between Digital Realty and Prudential Real Estate Investors. (Photo: Digital Realty)

Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI) has teamed with Digital Realty Trust on a $369 million joint venture to operate fully-leased corporate data centers..By packaging properties with high-quality corporate tenants, Digital Realty (DLR) has made the portfolio attractive to “core” real estate investors like Prudential and boost data center investment. Read More