Archive for: April 2015

PayPal Deploys ARM Servers in Data Centers

PayPal has deployed servers based on 64-bit ARM processors as part of its data center infrastructure. ARM servers were cheaper but offered performance levels equivalent to regular servers that power the company’s popular online-payment applications, Paramesh Gopi, president and CEO of ARM chip maker Applied Micro, said.

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Why Data Centers Look the Way They Do

Herb Zien is CEO of LiquidCool Solutions, a technology development firm with patents surrounding cooling electronics by total immersion in a dielectric fluid.

Predicting future data center space, power and cooling requirements has always been a challenge, recently compounded by the advent of enormous cloud computing facilities.

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University of Cambridge Implements Dynamic Emerson Data Center Solutions to Drive Efficiency, Lower Costs and Reduce Carbon Footprint

Emerson Network Power enables University of Cambridge to control multiple data center environments remotely and save energy costs by as much as 40 percent.

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Why Is My Cable Pathway Upside Down?

Upside Down Design Can Keep Your Installation Costs Right Side Up   One of the most common questions asked about the Wyr-Grid Overhead Cable Pathway System is “why is it upside down?”

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Storage—On the Ground or in the Cloud?

When it comes to determining the best way to store the massive amounts of private enterprise data generated every day, organizations are faced with two choices: what might be considered the traditional approach—on-premises storage systems, or an external, hosted solution through cloud computing providers.

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Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of April 24th

For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.

Microsoft’s Seven Tenets of Data Center Efficiency – While robots in data centers are a thing of the not-too-distant future, Microsoft already has some of the most efficient data centers in the world. Here are its key data center design principles.

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Vast Data Center Spending Fuels Race to Cloud Dominance

As top cloud infrastructure service providers compete for share of what they say is a market that’s only getting started, they spend billions of dollars annually on data centers to support those services. And their yearly cloud data center spend is only going to increase.

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The Intelligent Data Center

Tim Hazzard serves as president of Methode Electronics – Data Solutions Group, which provides data center infrastructure management (DCIM), active energy, cabinet, cabling and customized data center solutions throughout North America and Europe.

Data center designs represent a complex ecosystem of interdependent technology and processes. Solutions are rarely black or white, and sometimes an outside resource or consultant is needed to help make order of chaos.

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How Cloud Has Changed the Data Center Architect

Cloud computing has fundamentally changed the way we deploy applications, control users, and deliver resources; and our ability to interconnect data centers today has allowed organizations of all sizes to be more agile and cost-effective.

As this cloud evolution continues , it’s critical to understand that beyond all of these future technologies sits the data center.

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New NFPA 70E Labeling Requirements

The NFPA 70E Standard provides guidelines for electrical safety in the workplace. Recently this standard has been updated to provide consistency of terms with other standards that address hazards and risk.

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