cloud-infrastructure

Tilera cloud processor consumes less than 0.5 watt per core

Posted in cloud-computing, cloud-infrastructure, intel, tilera on July 13th, 2011 by FrankM – Comments Off

Tilera TILE-Gx 3000 processors have been designed with a low power footprint for cloud datacenters and a significant reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO).  …

… “The family delivers a 10-fold performance-per-watt advantage over Intel’s SandyBridge processor family by supplying an unprecedented reduction in total system power consumption and footprint, and provides an estimated 50 percent reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO);

Slashes power with each core consuming <0.5 watts;” …

Tilera multi-core processors.

Amazon Cloud ready for service in Asia via Singapore center

Posted in amazon, cloud-computing, cloud-infrastructure, country-singapore, hosting, region-asia on April 29th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Amazon expands its Asia cloud services to hosting center in Singapore. …

… “Asia Pacific-based businesses or global businesses with customers based in Asia can now leverage the AWS suite of infrastructure web services to build their businesses and run their applications in the cloud. Prior to today, the AWS platform has been available from datacenters in the U.S. and Europe. The first AWS Asia Pacific Region (located in Singapore) is now open and any business or software developer can sign up and get started today … ” …

Via Amazon: Asia Pacific Region Cloud Infrastructure
   

The Cloud Computing Climate Impact

Posted in apple, cloud-computing, cloud-infrastructure, greenpeace, ipad on March 30th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Cloud computing strategies have strong influence on IT’s carbon footprint. Greenpeace’s latest report discusses information technology trends and the GHG emissions impact. …

… “the launch of quintessential cloud computing devices like the Apple iPad, which offer users access to the cloud of online services like social networks and video streaming, can contribute to a much larger carbon footprint of the Information Technology (IT) sector than previously estimated. ” …

Via Greenpeace USA: The iPad, internet, and climate change

Green IT strategies discussed by Greenpeace

Next-Gen Green Data Center based on ubiqutious services

Posted in building, cisco, cloud-computing, cloud-infrastructure, country-korea, green-data-center, green-it-solutions, greendatacenter, intelligent-networks, platform, ubiquitous-computing, virtualization on March 18th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Cisco, GDSYS and Incheon Metropolitan City will build a green data center that provides cloud computing services to small and medium-sized businesses and public agencies in Incheon, Korea’s Free Economic Zone. …

… “The USP is an advanced green data center platform based on the concepts of ubiquitous computing, cloud computing and intelligent integrated network solutions, providing a platform for delivering high-quality IT services. USP supports a true cloud computing service environment as well as a scalable and virtualized data center environment. ” …

Via Cisco: Cisco, GDSYS and Incheon Metropolitan City Collaborate to Build Green Data Center …

Wan Optimization Appliance Enables Data Center Replication

Posted in appliance, cloud-computing, cloud-infrastructure, data-center-replication, infrastructure, riverbed, steelhead, wan-optimization on February 9th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Riverbed Technology integrates high bandwidth, TCP session scalability, solid-state drives, and 10 Gig-E capabilities in its Steelhead 7050 model WAN optimization appliance for enterprise class data centers. …

… “This powerful new appliance efficiently scales to meet the performance, reliability and flexibility requirements of large enterprises and allows them to more cost-effectively manage large-scale data center-to-data center replication, accelerate applications among many locations and users in an enterprise, and build large private cloud infrastructures. ” …

Via Riverbed: Steelhead Appliance