1. Dell, Microsoft Tout Data Center 'Microsite' for Bing Maps

    Dell, Microsoft Tout Data Center 'Microsite' for Bing Maps
    Dell built a high-performance data center "microsite" for Microsoft’s Bing Maps business that uses fresh-air and evaporative-cooling technology to drive up the facility's energy efficiency. Rate This Article: Poor Best E-mail Print PDF Version Dell officials are touting the data center “microsite” they created for Microsoft’s Bing Maps business as an example of what can be done in building a high-performance environment that also is highly efficient. Dell, in conjunction with networking vendor Mellanox Technologies, created the microsite—a modular compartmentalized solution within a data center site created for a specific workload—that offers 100 percent fresh-air and evaporative-cooling technology to drive up the efficiency of the facility and reach a PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness) of 1.03.
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