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Nydro AS Combines Two Data Center Initiatives in Norway

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Two Norwegian companies announced a new entity, Nydro AS, which is the result of the merger of Rjukan Mountain Hall AS and Rjukan Technology Center AS. The new company will create one the largest data center initiatives in Europe, showcasing the benefits of public-private partnerships. Read More

Retailer Web Sites, Apps Brace for Black Friday

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The shopping holiday season is heating up, and we’re about to hit the major black Friday and Cyber Monday peak. Never has uptime been more important and downtime more costly for retailers than during this season. Here’s a look at key factors in retail performance, and how major players are preparing their infrastructure. Read More

Cisco to Buy Cloupia to Boost UCS Automation

Cisco Systems today announced its intent to acquire Cloupia, a software company that automates converged data center infrastructure. Cloupia speeds the deployment and configuration of physical and virtual infrastructure from a single management console. Read More

Are Low PUE Ratings Hitting Their Limit?

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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

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