IBM container data center tour

Posted in container-data-center, ibm on October 11th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Quick tour of IBM PMDC.

Container Data Center 1.0 Project

Posted in container-data-center, country-taiwan, datacenters, green-initiatives, pc, standards on June 2nd, 2010 by FrankM – 1 Comment

Taiwanese institute, the Industrial Technology Research Institute, is focusing its energies on the development of an energy efficient, standardized container data center that can serve the needs of the cloud. …

… “The Taiwanese initiative aims to make containerized data centers a standardized product, the same kind of standardization that has slashed the price of PCs over the past few decades. ” …

Via PC World: Container Computer.

HP Container Data Center

Posted in container-data-center, hp-hewlett-packard on February 6th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP POD Energy Efficient

Posted in capability, container-data-center, energy-efficiency, green-power, hp-hewlett-packard, improvement, pod-data-center, power-consumption on February 3rd, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP container data center delivers marked improvement in power consumption with fast deployment. …

… “HP estimates that the new POD (2,000 square feet data center capability) can improve energy efficiency by almost 50 percent … ” …

Via ZDNet: HP green data center offering

Japan Green Data Center Unit will pilot Ambient Air Cooling

Posted in ambient-air-cooling, container-data-center, cooling-system, country-japan, data-center, modular, proof-of-concept on November 26th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Internet Initiative Japan is conducting a data center proof of concept to trial container data center with ambient air cooling system. …

… “They will build a modular data center with a cooling system that directly uses outside air, and operate it for one year starting in February 2010, with the aim of commercialization. ” …

Via : Next-Generation Eco-Data Center

IIJ Data Center Proof-of-Concept: “with the trend in the United States away from water-cooled systems and towards the more energy-efficient outside-air-cooled systems, they realized that they could not focus solely on one single method geared towards environmental measures and improved power efficiency.”

Gen4 Data Center

Posted in container-data-center, generation-4, generation-4-data-center, microsoft on July 26th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Google Container Data Center

Posted in container-data-center, data-center-tour, efficiency, google, green-data-center, tour on April 12th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off