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Schneider Data Center Software Focuses on Power Utilization

Posted in data-center-software, effectiveness-rating, power-utilization, pue, schneider-electric, software on February 20th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Computing Coop for Yahoo Green Data Center

Posted in achievement, ambient-air-cooling, chicken-coop, data-center, design, effectiveness-rating, green-data-center, pue, yahoo on July 6th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Dave Filo, Co-founder and Chief Yahoo, discusses Yahoo’s green techniques in its New York data center design, starting with low cost, low carbon energy sources (think Niagara Falls) and effective use of ambient air for cooling. It’s a chicken coop design. …

… “For data center geeks, we expect our Lockport, NY, data center design will have an annualized average PUE (power usage effectiveness) of 1.1 or better. To achieve that, we’ve come up with a unique building design that we call the Yahoo! Computing Coop … ” …

Via Yodel Anecdotal: Greener data centers

Green Computing Performance

Posted in city-auckland, computer-equipment, cooling-system, country-new-zealand, effectiveness-rating, energy-consumption, green-data-center, industry-leadership, power-consumption, power-efficiency, power-usage on August 4th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Green data center is planned in Auckland by Datacom. …

… “He hopes overheads, such as cooling computer equipment and conditioning the datacentre’s power supplies, will account for no more than a third of the Orbit centre’s total power consumption – which would give the datacentre an industry-leading power usage effectiveness rating of 1.5. ” …

Via Stuff.co.nz: Datacenter Green Performance