Tag Archives: data center

CenturyLink Joins ComEd Program for Energy Efficiency at Chicago Data Center; Joel Stone Comments

CenturyLink‘s data hosting segment has tapped ComEd to support an energy-efficiency project that aims to reduce the energy consumption of CenturyLink’s 125,000-square-foot Chicago CH2 data center by 7.4 million kilowatt hours. In support of CenturyLink Technology Solutions‘ global green data center initiative, ComEd said Sunday it will implement its “Smart Ideas for Your Business” program …

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Kevin Irland: Verizon’s New Containment Design Built for Data Center Cooling Equipment

Verizon has developed a new containment design for cooling equipment used in colocation data centers that the company expects to help address concerns over operational costs and environmental issues. Kevin Irland, a manager of corporate communications at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, wrote Wednesday that the Verizon Thermo-Regulated Reverse Airflow Management system works alongside …

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Microsoft Starts New Research Project on Fuel Cells With $5M Govt Grant; Sean James Comments

Microsoft will collaborate with Redox Power Systems, Trans-Tech and the University of Maryland to carry out a $5 million government-funded research project on fuel cells as power source for data centers, Data Center Knowledge reported Tuesday. Yevgeniy Sverdlik writes the project will use methane-powered fuel cells installed in data center IT racks to …

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Iron Bow Lands 2 Cisco Partner Awards; Rene LaVigne Comments

Iron Bow Technologies has been selected for two 2014 Cisco Partner Summit Global Awards in recognition of Iron Bow’s business practices. Iron Bow won the public sector architectural excellence award and the U.S. architectural excellence award in the data center category, the company announced Thursday. “Many of our customers are looking …

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HP to Deploy Converged Cloud at University in India

India’s KL University has adopted HP Converged Cloud Solutions to centralize the school’s data center operations as the university welcomes more students and works to expand its research facility, CIOL reported Monday.  HP will provide Converged Cloud Solutions tools with a data center to the university for the HP CloudSystem Matrix, …

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