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A Closer Look at eBay’s Bloom-Powered Data Center

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Last week eBay went live with a new data center power design that abandons diesel generators and UPS units in favor of Bloom Energy fuel cells powered by natural gas. In this video, eBay’s Dean Nelson and Bloom’s Peter Gross provide an overview of the new facility design. Read More

eBay Goes Live With its Bloom-Powered Data Center

An array of Bloom Energy Server fuel cells running on natural gas are provifing the primary power for the new eBay data center in Utah. (Photo: eBay)

eBay has debuted a new data center power design that abandons diesel generators and UPS units in favor of Bloom Energy fuel cells powered by natural gas. Executives from eBay and Bloom say the facility in South Jordan, Utah sets a radical new course for the data center industry. Read More

The eBay Dashboard Shows Company Performance

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eBay introduced its Digital Service Efficiency (DSE) dashboard last quarter, a “miles-per-gallon” type look into data center infrastructure efficiency. Now that a quarter has passed, how did the company do in terms of its goals? Read More

eBay’s DSE: One Dashboard to Rule Them All?

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Has eBay developed one dashboard to rule them all? The company took a major step closer to the holy grail of a unified data center productivity metric, unveiling a methodology called Digital Service Efficiency (DSE) at  The Green Grid Forum 2013 in Santa Clara, Calif. Read More

Closer Look: eBay’s Solar Array at its Utah Data Center

Sun and clouds reflect the large surface of the solar array atop eBay's Topaz Data Center in South Jordan, Utah.

Last year e-commerce giant eBay unveiled its largest solar installation to date today, situated atop its “Topaz” data center located in South Jordan, Utah. In this video, Lori Duval, the Global Director of Green at eBay, discusses eBay’s use of solar power in Utah and the return on investment eBay is expecting on the project. Read More

eBay Names Winner of Utah Design Contest

The team of Winterstreet Architects & AHA Consulting Engineers has won a competition to design Phase II of a major eBay data center near Salt Lake City, Utah, beating out 20 other design teams that submitted plans for the modular facility/ Read More