Green Data Centers

Data Center Pulse, Green Grid to Collaborate

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Two leading data center industry groups, Data Center Pulse and The Green Grid, said today that they will work together to better connect their vendor and end user constituencies in confronting the challenges facing data center operators. Read More

The LEED Leaders

Here’s our list of the data center facilities that have attained LEED Platinum status, the highest rating possible under the program for energy efficient buildings overseen by the US Green Building Council. For the moment, the LEED Platinum level remains a fairly exclusive club. UPDATED to reflect VMware’s confirmation of Platinum status.
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Data Center Powered By The Wind

The 131-foot tall wind turbine at Other World Computing in Woodstock, Illinois.

A small lSP and hosting company in Illinois may be the first data center operator in the U.S. to power its facility entirely with wind power from an on-site turbine. On Oct. 19, Other World Computing began using a 131-foot tall wind turbine to provide all the electric power for its building in Woodstock, Illinois. Read More

Inside IBM's Green Data Center Testbed

Our photo tour of the new IBM green data center at Syracuse University provides a detailed look at the technologies and equipment powering the facility, which generates its own power and reuses waste heat from the data center in nearby buildings. Read More

Inside IBM’s Green Data Center Testbed

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Our photo tour of the new IBM green data center at Syracuse University provides a detailed look at the technologies and equipment powering the facility, which generates its own power and reuses waste heat from the data center in nearby buildings. Read More

A Tale of Two Data Center Industries?

Why are so many companies still not monitoring their data centers and using one of the emerging metrics to track their progress? Christian Belady of Microsoft examines the “Polarization of the Data Center Industry.”
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