Monthly Archives: April 2012

Driving Under the Limit: Data Center Practices That Mitigate Power Spikes

Jeffrey S. Klaus April 30, 2012   Every server in a data center runs on an allotted power cap that is programmed to withstand the peak-hour power consumption level. When an unexpected event causes a power spike, however, data center managers can be faced with … Continue reading

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Netherlands next on Colt’s data center list

Modular build, made in UK, strategically placed to service European customers 27 April 2012 by Penny Jones – DatacenterDynamics Colt is making good on its promise to expand data center operations in Europe, allowing local access to its Colt services including Colt’s private cloud, … Continue reading

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Cold Aisle Containment System Performance Simulation

By: Michael PottsApril 25th, 2012 In an attempt to reduce inlet temperatures, BayCare Health System in Tampa Florida installed a cold aisle containment system (CACS) in a section of their data center. Results were varied, with temperatures improving in some … Continue reading

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Data Center Executives Must Address Many Issues in 2012

Analyst(s): Mike Chuba VIEW SUMMARY Seemingly insatiable demand for new workloads and services at a time when most budgets are still constrained is the challenge of most data center executives. We look at the specific areas they identified going into 2012. … Continue reading

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6 Questions for Your Next Data Center Provider

William Dougherty is VP of Information Technology for RagingWire Data Centers, with over 15 years designing, building, securing and operating high-availability computing systems. He tweets regularly on industry issues @bdognet. William DoughertyRaging Wire Tour any three data centers and you’ll be left … Continue reading

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Clean power isn’t a leading concern for data center operators

By Katie Fehrenbacher Apr. 25, 2012, 12:00am PT   Greenpeace’s main concern for where Internet companies build their data centers is clean power. That’s why the environmentalists were out protesting at Apple’s store in downtown San Francisco on Tuesday. But data center builders … Continue reading

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Power to your cloud

Eaton Power provides guidance on powering the cloud as part ofFOCUS magazine’s special on Cloud Infrastructure 23 April 2012 by Ambrose McNevin – DatacenterDynamics     Chris Loeffler, of Eaton Power, told FOCUS that when considering its cloud strategy the first question Eaton asked … Continue reading

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