1. Articles in category: Container

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    1. How the storage trends will affect your data center

      How the storage trends will affect your data center

      When we see the massive growth in devices (each creating and utilizing associated storage), it does not take a rocket scientist to understand that the number of IT administrators will not grow linearly with this trend. These poor souls, burdened with maintaining and growing the underlying infrastructure, will depend upon simplicity and efficiency to keep up with the pace of change accelerating every day.

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    2. Containment Best Practices: Tips for Maximizing Capacity and Cost Savings

      Containment Best Practices: Tips for Maximizing Capacity and Cost Savings

      A 2011 paper by the Green Grid overviews data center containment by broadly outlining the hot aisle and cold aisle methodology and various components of partial containment that could be utilized, including patch panels, grommets, the return air plenum and cabinet configuration.

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    3. Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of December 19th

      Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of December 19th

      Here are some of the most popular stories on Data Center Knowledge this week Read HP OpenStack Strategy: Solid Core, Extreme Composability; Foxconn Patents Solar-Powered Data Center Container; IBM SoftLayer Launches 12 Additional Cloud Data Centers; Facebook Data Centers to Use TrendPoint Power Meters; IBM SoftLayer Joins Equinix Cloud Exchange

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    4. Taiwan’s Foxconn Patents Solar-Powered Data Center Container

      Taiwan’s Foxconn Patents Solar-Powered Data Center Container

      Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group, which produces everything from Apple’s iPhone and Microsoft’s Xbox One to HP servers, has patented two data center containers, each with a different cooling system, and a system for powering containers with solar panels.

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      Mentions: Apple IBM Dell
    5. Google has been laying the foundation of its cloud platform for years

      Google has been laying the foundation of its cloud platform for years

      A stream of Google cloud executives took the stage in San Francisco on Tuesday to announce a slew of new cloud computing features, including around advanced network and resource-management capabilities. Speaking on a panel at the AppDynamics user conference in Las Vegas, Allan Naim, global product lead for the Google Cloud Platform, told the audience about how the company has been laying the groundwork for these new capabilities for years.

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      Mentions: Google
    6. Defense Dept. Mulling Cloud in Data Center Containers

      Defense Dept. Mulling Cloud in Data Center Containers

      The U.S. Department of Defense is considering private government cloud services hosted in a data center container deployed on its premises. It is one of two options the DoD wants to evaluate as ways to integrate private cloud solutions by commercial service providers that will plug into its internal networks. The other option is to lease space in one of the department’s own data centers to the provider and host the cloud infrastructure there.

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    7. Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity: Putting Your Plan in Place

      Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity: Putting Your Plan in Place

      The data center is changing. We have new methods of cooling, optimizing the data center and even the utilization of green energy through next-generation geothermal technologies. The insides of the data center and what goes into the rack has been changing as well. New platforms around consolidation, server technology and cloud computing are all impacting how we process and utilize resources.

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      Mentions: IBM
    8. CenturyLink Opens Second Toronto Data Center

      CenturyLink Opens Second Toronto Data Center

      CenturyLink has opened its second data center in the Greater Toronto area, consisting of 100,000 square feet of raised floor space and capable of supporting up to 5 megawatts of IT load. Located in Markham, the facility has received Uptime Institute’s Tier III Certification of Constructed Facility and Design Documents. CenturyLink is pursuing Uptime Tier III for both design and construction on all of its new builds.

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      Mentions: IBM
    9. Verizon Makes $40 Million Investment In Solar Energy

      Verizon Makes $40 Million Investment In Solar Energy

      Telecom giant Verizon is boosting its solar capacity, building out 10.2 megawatts generated by over 44,000 solar panels manufactured by SunPower. The investment in clean energy will total $40 million and follows a previous investment of $100 million on solar panels and fuel cells. The company will have around 25 megawatts of clean energy under management.

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      Mentions: IBM
    10. Weekend Earthquake A Disaster Recovery Reminder

      Weekend Earthquake A Disaster Recovery Reminder

      A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck 6 miles southwest of Napa, California on Sunday. No casualties have been reported, though extensive damage to property occurred, including devastating damage to wine country. Although data centers safely navigated through the quake, it was a reminder that they must always be prepared for natural disasters.

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      Mentions: IBM
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