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  • Power company plugs data center directly into high-voltage grid

    A power company in Arizona is building a data center that plugs directly into its high-voltage transmission grid, a first of its kind project that could cut the cost of providing compute services and avoid the need for unsightly new power lines.

    Written by James Niccolai09 Dec. 14 07:00
  • Power company plugs data center directly into high-voltage grid

    A power company in Arizona is building a data center that plugs directly into its high-voltage transmission grid, a first of its kind project that could cut the cost of providing compute services and avoid the need for unsightly new power lines.

    Written by James Niccolai09 Dec. 14 07:00
  • How (and Why) Facebook Excels at Data Center Efficiency

    Efficiency is a priority at the core of Facebook's capability to scale, according to Jason Taylor, the company's vice president of infrastructure. There are never more than five types of servers in use at any of Facebook's data centers, located in five different regions, and no servers or infrastructure sit dormant waiting for services to launch, Taylor told analysts yesterday at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference.

    Written by Matt Kapko04 Dec. 14 06:44
  • IO splits in two, solving an identity crisis

    IO Data Centers is splitting into two companies as a way to attract investors and resolve a conflict that may have been holding back its business.

    Written by James Niccolai02 Dec. 14 23:50
  • Facebook gives its server racks a Tesla touch

    Matt Corddry, Facebook's director of hardware engineering, should be grateful to Tesla. Not because he drives one (he doesn't), but because the popularity of its electric cars could help Facebook take a little more cost out of running its data centers.

    Written by James Niccolai14 Nov. 14 07:50
  • HP envisions the holistic data center

    Hewlett-Packard has launched a set of services designed to help organizations manage their data centers more efficiently, using the principles of DCIM (data center infrastructure management).

    Written by Joab Jackson24 Jan. 14 16:52