Data center survival of the fittest

Posted in best-practice, case-study, data-center-efficiency-program, ebay, exemplar on May 24th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Insights on eBay cultural change to embrace energy efficiency in the data center …

That’s when eBay started thinking about its data centers in a very different way, not as something that supports the business but as something that IS the business.

Via ZDNet: Data center efficiency

Ebay Data Center Leader Knows Energy Efficiency

Posted in architecture, cooling-system, data-center-design, dean-nelson, design, ebay, energy-efficiency, facility-design, green-it-strategy, leed-certification, leed-gold, operations, state-utah, strategy on September 8th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

eBay appoints industry veteran Dean Nelson, founder of Data Center Pulse, as its leader for global data center strategy, architecture and operations. …

… “Nelson’s cutting-edge thinking on energy efficient, environmentally friendly data center design and operation has earned him the respect of his colleagues. At eBay, Nelson is being called to lead the company’s data center strategy which includes completing the state of the art facility in Utah that is being built to LEED Gold standards and will serve as a showcase for the latest innovations in electrical, mechanical and cooling technologies. ” …

Via eBay: Dean Nelson