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Cisco Buys JouleX for $107 Million for Energy Management SaaS

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Cisco will acquire JouleX for approximately $107 million. JouleX is a provider of enterprise IT energy management for network-attached and data center assets/ The acquisition enhances Cisco’s software-as-a-service offerings with energy management, fitting particularly well with Cisco EnergyWise. Read More

The eBay Dashboard Shows Company Performance

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eBay introduced its Digital Service Efficiency (DSE) dashboard last quarter, a “miles-per-gallon” type look into data center infrastructure efficiency. Now that a quarter has passed, how did the company do in terms of its goals? Read More

World Bank Unit Invests in Modular Infrastructure

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Factory-built data centers are gaining traction as a tool for bringing IT operations to emerging markets. A unit of the World Bank said today that it will invest in Flexenclosure, a provider of modular data centers, in hopes of accelerating wireless phone access in parts of Asia and Africa. Read More

With Ubiquity, Sears is Turning Shuttered Stores into Data Centers

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Sears Holdings has formed a new unit to market space from former Sears and Kmart retail stores as a home for data centers, disaster recovery space and wireless towers. With the creation of Ubiquity Critical Environments, Sears hopes to convert the retail icons of the 20th century into the Internet infrastructure to power the 21st century digital economy. Read More

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