Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of Sept. 29

Improved energy efficiency practices could cut server room energy waste by at least 40 percent, saving businesses and organizations over $3 billion annually, says NRDC.

The Week in Review: Reactions to the New York Times’ series on data centers, Google provisions wind power in Oklahoma, report sees growth ahead for pre-fab data centers, key data hub hits 2 terabits of traffic per second. Read More

NY Times Reactions: The Conversation Continues

The reactions continue to flow in from the New York Times’ coverage of the data center industry. We’ve now seen the first signs of a political reaction to the paper’s depiction of data center energy use, continued feedback from sources the Times spoke with, and commentary on any long-term impact from the series. Read More

Industry Insights Wanted

Do you have your own perspective on a current data center topic? Do you want to respond to a column you’ve read on Data Center Knowledge? We would appreciate your submissions to educate your peers. Read More

Roundup: Reactions to the NY Times

On Sunday the New York Times kicked off a series of articles based on a year-long investigation of the data center industry and its energy usage. Here’s a roundup of other notable analysis and commentary from around the web: Read More

Data Center Links: eBay, CyrusOne, Oregon

Some of the data center industry’s largest players have been in the news over the weekend. Here’s a look at news developments involving, Apple’s data center design, eBay’s interest in renewable energy, data center energy use in Oregon, and the “topping off” for a huge CyrusOne facility. Read More

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