1. Views and Opinions on Green IT

    1. Apple buying love and security with new European data centers by Doug Mohney

      Apple buying love and security with new European data centers by Doug Mohney

      Apple, once an easy target for Greenpreach, er Greenpeace, is planning to spend 1.7 billion Euros ($1.93 billion Yankee dollars)  to build and operate two (yes, only 2) data centers in Europe, each powered by 100 percent renewable energy.   The regions of County Galway, Ireland and Denmark's central Jutland are dancing in glee for the economic boon Apple is bringing.

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    2. Data center poaching is on the rise – is your IT talent gap showing? By Wendy Schuchart

      Data center poaching is on the rise – is your IT talent gap showing? By Wendy Schuchart

      If you’ve ever had your best IT staffer pulled to another organization out from under you, you have felt the burn of being poached. Even Apple is guilty of poaching IT talent and even the Department of Defense is poaching data center staffing these days for its data center consolidation intiative– and why not? It’s a dog eat dog world – and it’s about to get a lot tougher to staff a world-class data center.

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    3. ARM processors will need some flexing by Peter Judge

      ARM processors will need some flexing by Peter Judge

      Plenty of people in the industry want to see processors based on low-energy designs from ARM Holdings make inroads into data centers. There are reasons why this might take some time. ARM-based processors already own the mobile space in tablets and smartphones, and Intel hasn’t been able to do much to shift that. In the data center, it’s a different story. ARM-based processors have been proposed as a way to reduce energy, as their RISC design lends itself to low-power systems.

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  2. News From Around The Web

    1. Why Apple Is Spending $1.9 Billion To Open Data Centers In Denmark And Ireland

      Why Apple Is Spending $1.9 Billion To Open Data Centers In Denmark And Ireland

      Apple said Monday that it is investing $1.9 billion to open data centers in Denmark and Ireland, according to the AFP. It is a move likely to comfort European politicians and security industry insiders who have criticized the U.S. National Security Agency for poring over European citizens' data held in U.S. facilities. Until now, Apple has stored user data in centers in California, Oregon, and North Carolina.

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    2. Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of February 20th

      Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of February 20th

      A recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.: Firmer Pricing in US Data Center Market Expected in 2015; Pivotal Opens Big Data Suite, Forms Enterprise Hadoop Consortium; VMware Vets Unveil Software Defined Storage Startup, Raise $34M; Survey: IT Concern With Green Data Centers Marginal; HP to Ship Commodity Switches With Cumulus Linux OS

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    3. ‘CO2-Negative’ Green Data Center in the Works in Sweden

      ‘CO2-Negative’ Green Data Center in the Works in Sweden

      An organization called EcoDataCenter is pitching a green data center project in Sweden that will be powered by a co-generation plant that burns things like wood chips and old furniture, heat homes with server exhaust heat during winters, and contribute cooling energy to a district cooling system during warm seasons.

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    4. IBM Launches New All-Flash Data Center Storage Systems

      IBM Launches New All-Flash Data Center Storage Systems

      IBM introduced two next- generation all-flash data center storage solutions called FlashSystem Storage earlier this week. Acknowledging a competitive market for flash, IBM lays claim that its new all-flash products perform up to 50 times better and have up to four times better capacity in less rack space than EMC’s ExtremeIO flash arrays.t

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    Lisa Rhodes is Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Verne Global. Lisa is responsible for all aspects of customer interaction, marketing, and public relations. Over the past twenty years, she has held senior sales and operations roles in several global information and communications companies.