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Video Tour: IBM’s Green Syracuse Data Center

IBM and Syracuse University have opened a new Green Data Center (GDC) designed to showcase multiple energy-saving technologies. The $12.4 million, 12,000-square-foot data center will feature on-site power generation, DC power distribution, chillers and cabinets equipped with water-cooled rear-door heat exchangers. Read More

Video Tour: IBM's Green Syracuse Data Center

IBM and Syracuse University have opened a new Green Data Center (GDC) designed to showcase multiple energy-saving technologies. The $12.4 million, 12,000-square-foot data center will feature on-site power generation, DC power distribution, chillers and cabinets equipped with water-cooled rear-door heat exchangers. Read More

DealNews: Handling Black Friday Traffic Spikes

The motto for retail bargain-tracker site Dealnews.com says it all: “Where every day is Black Friday.” In this presentation from Velocity 09, Brian Moon of DealNews discusses strategies to manage both seasonal traffic peaks and unexpected spikes. Read More

SWAT Team 1, Servers 0

A data protection firm wanted to depict what a genuinely catastrophic data loss might look like. So they had a group of heavily-armed guys shoot the dickens out a server cabinet. Blammo, indeed. Read More

Upgrading A Supercomputer

In this video, Al Enger from Cray, Inc. walks through the upgrade process of the Kraken supercomputer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which holds the number three spot in the new Top 500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Read More

Red Sky: Supercomputing and Efficiency Meet

Tne Red Sky supercomputer at Sandia National Labs is in the top 10 supercomputers in the world, but is also notable for its energy efficiency, including a claimed PUE of 1.035. The system usesd rear cooling doors from Sun and Emerson that eliminate the need for server fans. Read More

Video: AT&T Synaptic Compute As a Service

AT&T’s Steve Caniano provides an overview of Synaptic Compute as a Service, discussing the network scenarios for private clouds, which AT&T believes will play to its strengths as a cloud partner for the enterprise. Read More

Video: AT&T Synaptic Compute As a Service

AT&T’s Steve Caniano provides an overview of Synaptic Compute as a Service, discussing the network scenarios for private clouds, which AT&T believes will play to its strengths as a cloud partner for the enterprise. Read More

Rackspace Expands Its Headquarters

Today Rackspace Hosting (RAX) will open the 120,000 square foot second phase of its headquarters facility within a former shopping mall in San Antonio. This video provides a look at the expansion space, which will soon be the home of the company’s fast-growing cloud computing operation. Read More

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