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#DataCenter Efficiency – Using #CFD Simulation to Optimize Cooling in Design & Operation

Modern Simulation Software for Data Centers. Source: Future Facilities   Energy is one of the biggest (if not the biggest) cost factors associated with data center operations, and represents the highest year over year growth rate. Unfortunately the efficient use … Continue reading

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Why aren’t #datacenters hotter?

Running a successful commercial data center is not for the faint of heart. With increased competition, profit margins are creeping downward. So one might assume data center operators would take advantage of something as simple as raising the equipment operating … Continue reading

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Cooling the Cloud: Binghamton PhD Student Sets Sights on Improving DataCenter Efficiency

Data centers — large clusters of servers that power cloud computing operations, e-commerce and more — are one of the largest and fastest-growing consumers of electricity in the United States. The industry has been shifting from open-air cooling of these … Continue reading

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Enhancing Performance Via Passive Data Center Cooling

by Jose Ruiz Enhancing Performance Via Passive Data Center Cooling Note: This is the first installment of a regular series providing you with economical options for improving your data center cooling performance. Passive data center cooling performance is defined by … Continue reading

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Future Facilities Guides Datacenter Industry on Calibration for Predictive Modeling

Future Facilities’ Mark Seymour publishes the first in a series of white-papers discussing model refinement and calibration when predictively modeling a data center Download the paper http://bit.ly/CalibratedDatacenter LONDON & SAN JOSE, Calif.- Future Facilities, a leading provider of data center design and operations management … Continue reading

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Problem: Adding Servers Without Concern For Cooling

By Edward Sullivan, Editor – May 2014   Adding capacity is one of the methods to use to curtail any hot spots, but that’s just a big-hammer approach. It may not be necessary to do that,” says Chris Wade, national technical services program … Continue reading

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#DataCenter Knowledge – What’s Your Cooling Profile?

What’s Your Cooling Profile? Cooling – ever a challenge in any IT environment – has become even more important as the data hall becomes more and more crowded with high-density servers and equipment. Data Center Knowledge readers are on the … Continue reading

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