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Zombie Servers : They’re Here and Doing Nothing but Burning #Datacenter Energy

Most companies are far better at getting servers up and running than they are at figuring out when to pull the plug, says one expert. PHOTO: SIMON DAWSON/BLOOMBERG NEWS By ROBERT MCMILLAN   There are zombies lurking in data centers around the … Continue reading

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Managing Airflow to Meet the Business Need

By Mark Seymour via Upsite Blog The data center industry can take pride in the huge innovations it has made in the energy performance of cutting-edge data centers. Only 10 years ago, many people would say that an average of 3kW … Continue reading

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The Mega DataCenter Challenge

Integrated System Testing – Paul Smethurst, CEO Hillstone, highlights the issues of load bank testing 100MW data centres. Introduction The insatiable demand for data coupled with the growth of cloudbased services has changed the European data centre landscape with the … Continue reading

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@Afcom @DataCenterWorld Using Simulation to Increase Efficiency, Resiliency, and Capacity

http://fall2015.datacenterworld.com/ PRM 2 Using Simulation to Increase Efficiency, Resiliency, and Capacity Presented by: Mark Seymour, CTO, Future Facilities HIGHLIGHTS: How to use simulation to address real- world data center operations problems How to make data center designs more resilient to … Continue reading

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How to improve DCIM and Monitoring with Engineering Simulation

Before we start, let us be clear about one thing: environmental monitoring and measurement systems are critical components in managing your data center. This is not a ‘one versus the other’. 5 Part Video Series – This series takes a … Continue reading

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Just in Time Design Build Data Centers

When data centers are your business, the ability to deliver them quickly to customers is critical. Chris Crosby, CEO of Compass Data Centers, will share his thoughts on this topic and how to better deliver the product on time. Related … 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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