Tag: Power

Cleaning Up Data Center Power is Dirty Work

The tech sector’s investment in renewables is on the rise, growing faster than any other sector’s, and some of the biggest investments are in connection with massive data center projects. Just this month, Facebook announced a 200 MW wind-power contract for its upcoming Texas data center, and Amazon said it had invested in a wind farm of similar capacity in North Carolina to address the energy use of its expansive data center cluster in Virginia.

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Enterprise Data Center Investment Expected to Grow

Despite the popular belief that cloud services are well on their way to replacing enterprise data centers, most mid-size and large businesses are planning to increase spending on their mission-critical facilities in the near future. That’s according to a recent report by 451 Research, which said nearly 90 percent of data center operators surveyed in North America and Europe had plans to increase data center facility spending.

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Emerson Network Power – The Trellis Platform

Based out of Huntsville, AL, Emerson Network Power has been a long-term player in this market with more than 20 years of experience designing and implementing DCIM software for global clients. Today, its flagship DCIM product, the Trellis™ Platform, is now in its third version. The Trellis Platform was built from the ground up, not an amalgam of other existing products.

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Communicating our past through innovations of the future

Imogen Hammond, creative director at Drive Productions, explains why she believes in innovating the past. When your job is creating brand experiences, you make it your business to know the audience, how to sell an idea or product to them in a way that feels natural, effortless and maybe even sometimes fun. It’s a surprise to me that up until this point we haven’t seen this method as much in educational and learning platforms.

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Converged Data Appliance Startup Rubrik Raises $41M

Mere months after raising an oversubscribed $10 million round, converged data management system provider Rubrik has raised an additional $41 million in funding led by Greylock Partners. The company’s r300 appliance has also entered general availability, sold exclusively through channel partners. Enterprise storage has long been a pain point for many and is one of the biggest impediments to retuning IT for the web-scale age.

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Crestron Airs Out its Audio Capabilities – CEPro

The latest product announcements from the Garden State company are its LS4T and LS6T AIR Landscape Speakers andIGS82T in-ground subwoofer.  Designed to fulfill a variety of integrator requirements, Crestron’s newest audio solutions are engineered to produce wide areas of coverage in a variety of locations.

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CenturyLink Opens Hydro-Electric Powered Washington Data Center

CenturyLink opened a new data center in central Washington State and will tap the abundant hydro-electric power in support of its hybrid IT services portfolio. More than 85 percent of the utility power supplied to the facility is hydro-electric. The data center will have an initial 8 megawatts but will ultimately support up to 30 megawatts of IT load.

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Ca Dcim

Headquartered in New York, CA Technologies has been in the DCIM market for some time. Prior to coining the term DCIM, CA’s management model was referred to as Operational Energy Management and Data Center Infrastructure and Energy Management. CA’s early offerings in the Operational Energy Management market included the energy monitoring solution CA ecoMeter, which was introduced in 2009.

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Cormant-CS

Cormant has delivered infrastructure management solutions for more than 11 years from its global headquarters in San Luis Obispo, CA. The company also has offices or subsidiaries in the UK, Philippines and Australia, as well as partners all over the world.

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A Green US Data Center with an Autonomous Power Supply

A new data center in the United States is generating electricity for its servers entirely from renewable sources, converting biogas from a sewage treatment plant into electricity and water. Siemens implemented the pilot project, which recently went into operation, together with Microsoft and FuelCell Energy. The data center is not connected to the public power grid. Siemens developed and installed intelligent control and monitoring technology for the plant as well as energy management software so that the servers can be reliably supplied with electricity at all times. The partners intend to demonstrate that using intelligent hardware and software, even critical installations such as data centers can be reliably operated with alternative energy sources.

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