Top 10 Data Center Stories, June 2012

During the month of June, stories about supercomputers, Stephen Hawking and downtime for Amazon’s cloud were among the top items that interested Data Center Knowledge readers.Here are the most popular stories on DCK for June 2012, ranked by page views Read More

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of June 30th

Facebook Windmill Server

Week in Review: Amazon Web Services hit by multiple outages, Apple Plans Huge New Data Center near Reno, a closer look at Facebook’s new hardware designs, Google Challenges Amazon With Compute Engine, making hot water cooling work. Read More

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of June 23

The Week in Review: Illustrated guide to the Top 10 supercomputers, eBay uses biogas-powered Bloom boxes in lieu of diesel generators, generator fan faulted in Amazon cloud outage, HP goes Atom with Moonshot, and sorting clouds and competition at Structure Read More

Defraying Costs with Energy Rebates

Many data centers take advantage of energy efficiency incentives and rebates offered by state and federal agencies. To garner this economic leverage, some skills are needed such as knowing how to apply, who to apply to, and the eligibility requirements. Read More

Best of the Data Center Blogs, June 12th

This week’s notable blog posts: Kevin Timmons of CyrusOne looks at commonalities among “data center guys,” Chris Crobsy at Compass blogs on data center business models, Damien Wells at Schneider continues his series on economizers, and Barb Darrow at GigaOm takes a closer look at NASA’s cloud plans. Read More

Communicating With – and Convincing – Your CIO

As a data center manager, convincing a C-level executive to spend money on your IT project requires a special touch. However, there are smart ways to approach any proposal and to get the approval needed to proceed. Data center managers can become conversant in CIO language and get the green light. Read More

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