GSA Hits the ‘Like’ Button on Open Compute


It just got easier for government agencies to use Facebook’s data center designs if they choose. Hyve, a division of Synnex which makes servers and storage solutions based on Open Compute designs, has qualified as a government vendor under General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70. Read More

Ocean Energy: Eaton To Help Develop Utility-Scale Underwater Power For Navy

There have been a number of data center projects hoping to tap power from tidal energy or surface waves, but none have advanced very far. Now a leading player in data center power is participating in a  promising project to make ocean power a reality. Eaton announced the development of an underwater, utility-scale energy generation system for the U.S. Navy. Read More

Fed Data Center Consolidation Flawed, Says GAO

The federal government’s data center consolidation effort is being hampered by a lack of information from many agencies, according to the General Accounting Office, which has issued a report calling for stricter oversight of the effort. Read More

Reno Gets Another Data Center

Defense IT specialist NJVC this week opened a 20,000 square foot data center in Reno, Nevada. The opening comes as Reno is gaining fresh attention as a data center destination int he wake of Apple’s decision to build a new data center in the area. Read More

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