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Facebook’s Power Footprint Growing, Moving East

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Facebook’s data center energy use grew 33 percent in 2012, as the company installed tens of thousands of servers in its new company-built data centers. The company’s latest sustainability report documents the company’s move to reduce its computing footprint in Silicon Valley, even as it boosts its reliance on leased space in northern Virginia. Read More

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

How to Ensure Your Monitoring Meets Your Needs

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With IT consumerization, more devices, and a lot more data – the reliance on the corporate data center will only continue to grow. Administrators are being tasked with running a leaner and more efficient data center all while keeping costs down. It’s clear that resources will always be finite. Furthermore,… Read More

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