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

Scenes from Data Center World Fall 2013


AFCOM’s Data Center World event, held in central Florida, kicked off this week with a theme of “aligning the data center with business strategy.” We present a photo overview of the opening sessions and activities. Read More

Uptime Institute Announces Brill Awards for Efficient IT


Uptime Institute, an independent division of The 451 Group, is seeking applicants for its new awards program, the Brill Awards for Efficient IT, aiming to continue the late Uptime founder Ken Brill’s vision of sharing best practices and new ideas to improve data center and IT efficiency.
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Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of Sept. 28

The eBay data center in South Jordan, Utah. (Photo: eBay)

The Week in Review: eBay goes Bloom-powered in Utah, Google plans for major expansions in Oklahoma and Oregon, Scott Noteboom seeks new horizons with LitBit, Telx continues to fill Manhattan’s iconic telecom towers with data. Read More

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of Sept. 14


The Week in Review: Microsoft accelerates its global buildout with new leases, IBM rolls out new NeXtScale servers with new Intel Xeon chips, private equity sees an opportunity in data center maintenance, Virident acquisition signals consolidation at hand for Flash storage markets. Read More

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