Private equity firm Bertram Capital has acquired Power Distribution, Inc., a ldesigner and manufacturer of power distribution equipment.
Power and Cooling
The Emergency Power Off (EPO) button shuts off power for the entire data center in the event of an emergency. In non-emergency situations, it can be an accident waiting to happen.
Is the data center power drain an urban myth? One analyst says the productivity gains easily justify the power load. Read More
Is the data center power drain an urban myth? One analyst says the productivity gains easily justify the power load.
A 10-day power outage in Queens last year has raised questions about the stability and durability of the power grid in New York City.
Facebook’s rapid growth has created some data center management challenges, particularly with cooling.
A data center controlling California’s power grid was knocked offline when a disgruntled tech hit the facility’s ’emergency power off’ button.
Oklahoma’s governor has signed a law exempting disclosure of power usage by large data center customers.
A British company has announced plans to cool servers by submerging computer chips in oil to make them more energy efficient.
The Wall Street Journal has a story today about the cooling challenges faced by data center managers.
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- PDU Market Estimated at $209 Million
- ColdWatt Targets Power Inefficiencies
- Green Grid Officially Launches
- Intel 80-core Chip Uses Just 62 Watts
- Iceland: Cheap Power, But Some Risk
- Green Data Centers: A Corporate Responsibility?
- Utilities Unite to Address Data Center Power
- APC, IBM Team on Modular Data Center
- RagingWire Builds Own Power Substation