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Applying the Scientific Method in Data Center Management

Data center management isn’t easy. Computing deployments change daily, airflows are complicated, misplaced incentives cause behaviors that are at odds with growing company profits, and most enterprise data centers lag far behind their cloud-based peers in utilization and total cost … Continue reading

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3 Pillars of Modern #DataCenter Operations

Physical Principles The last of the three pillars involves applying knowledge of the physical laws, engineering designs, and technological constraints affecting reliable delivery of power and cooling in the facility. Because data centers are constantly changing, and because of the … Continue reading

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Modernizing Enterprise #DataCenters for Fun and Profit

Modernizing Enterprise Data Centers for Fun and Profit, Jonathan Koomey’s online class for managers about modernizing data center operations will be offered from October 5 through November 13, 2015 By: Jonathan Koomey Twenty first century data centers are the crown jewels … Continue reading

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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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DOES THE DATACENTER INDUSTRY NEED A CAPACITY GOD?

Published on 18th June 2014 by Penny Jones The divide between facilities and IT teams within the data center created some lively debate this week at DatacenterDynamics Converged Santa Clara. This time the conversation was around unused capacity, cost and risk. … Continue reading

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Future Facilities Hosts Executive Dinner with Jonathan Koomey and Bruce Taylor

    An Evening with Dr. Jonathan Koomey & Bruce Taylor On June 16, 2014, in Santa Clara, CA, Future Facilities hosted top executives from IT companies in the Bay Area to join together in conversation facilitated by Dr. Jonathan Koomey of Stanford University … Continue reading

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451 Recorded Webcast: Why an energy efficient datacenter may not be the most profitable

Watch the video Here  Many data center facilities focus on improving the infrastructure efficiency, measured by PUE (Power Utilization Effectiveness), but a single minded focus on that metric will often yield perverse results, such as low equipment utilization, stranded capacity, … Continue reading

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