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HVAC Design Strategies to Reduce Data Center Cooling Costs

Not only are cooling costs for data centers already red hot and rising with energy prices, they are impacted by continual changes in IT equipment and racks. 57 more words

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3 Key Infrastructure Considerations for Your Big Data Operation

AJ Byers, President and CEO, ROOT Data Center, suggests that if your organization is launching or expanding a Big Data initiative, it would be wise to keep the needs of real estate, power and up-time top-of-mind. 46 more words

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The lowest total cost solution in data center optics

Large- and medium-sized enterprise data centers have been widely deploying 10G Ethernet over duplex multimode fiber for several years. When it comes time to transition to 40G or even 100G, a few challenges arise: Neither of these options is particularly attractive. 38 more words

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Google touts $1.8 billion data center investment in tax haven Oregon

Google has issued a report highlighting the economic contributions of its six U.S. data centers, including its original facility in The Dalles. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the Silicon Valley company said Monday it has invested $10.5 billion building data centers across the country since 2006, when it opened its Oregon location along the Columbia River. 32 more words

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Seven Important Considerations When Choosing a Colocation Provider

Colocation services may seem like nothing more than a commodity; a data center is a data center. However, what may appear as just minor differences between providers can have a major impact on the overall performance of your business. 43 more words

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The Story of Renewable Energy in the Data Center Industry

The data center and colocation industry is a small segment of the IT sector, but represents a large portion of the power consumption. This includes cloud services as a driving force behind the hyperscale data center. 35 more words

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Google touts $1.8 billion data center investment in The Dalles

Google issued a report Monday highlighting the economic contributions of its six U.S. data centers, including its original facility in The Dalles.

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