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Are Low PUE Ratings Hitting Their Limit?

Jim Smith Digital Realty

The push for data center energy efficiency has become a tale of two PUEs. There’s the exceptional Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) scores being reported by companies like Google and Facebook. But not every facility can emulate Google and Facebook, as Jim Smith of Digital Realty noted in a talk at the 7×24 Exchange.. Read More

Colt Wants to Future-Proof the Data Center

Colt is well known for its modular data center design.

With the latest incarnation of its modular design, UK-based IT provider Colt is promising to future proof the data center by using modular components to enable customers to scale up or down in their use of power, cooling and space using 3 different sized modules. Read More

Intel Doubles Down on Cores With Itanium 9500 Processor

Intel-Itanium-Processor-950

Intel (INTC) announced the Itanium processor 9500 series Thursday, based on its new microarchitecture. With twice the number of cores, Intel said the 9500 series will provide improved performance scaling and faster I/O speed over its previous generation of processors Read More

Reclaim Wasted Cooling Capacity

The modern data center is built around efficiencies. Whether its power, cooling, or space – the administrator must utilize the resources with the utmost care. More organizations are demanding the increase of density within their server infrastructure. This results in greater demands for cooling and space. Although the space is many time available, the cooling capacity may not be.
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