energy-reduction

Green Data Center Core Switch

Posted in 3com-corp, cost-effective, energy-reduction, green-data-center, green-design, green-it-solutions, h3c-switch on January 26th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Miercom certifies the green performance of 3Com’s H3C S12508 data center core switch and its H3C S5820X top-of-rack switch. …

… “The Miercom testing confirmed that the H3C switches are designed to provide enterprise customers superior performance, scale and resiliency while using up to 50 percent less energy than competitive solutions, helping to dramatically lower the cost of data center operations.” …

Via 3Com Corp: Certified Green Data Center Switches

Green Memory

Posted in data-center, energy-reduction, heat, noise, samsung-semiconductor, solid-state-drive, ssd, vibration on June 19th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Samsung works to gain adoption of its efficient data center offerings. …

… “With no moving parts, they generate minimal heat, vibration, and noise. Furthermore, SSDs never need defragmenting. ” …

Via InternetNews: Samsung

Tangible Benefits of Data Center Consolidation Projects

Posted in benefits, consolidation, data-center-consolidation, energy-reduction, hp-hewlett-packard on June 5th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP achieves financial and sustainability benefits from its data center consolidations. A significant amount of equipment was refurbished and sold. …

… “We have now consolidated our existing data centers to just six in three locations. By doing so we have achieved a 60% reduction in annual energy use through thermal mapping, virtualisation, technology refresh. ” …

Via CXOToday: HP Data Center Program

Energy and Space Efficient Blades

Posted in blade-server, capability, cost-benefits, energy-reduction, floor-space, ibm, performance, power-savings, rack-design, reduce-power-consumption, server-density, technology-managers on February 20th, 2009 by FrankM – 1 Comment

Blade servers
The HFCL Group will use IBM blade server technology to create a green and cost-efficient computational capability. …

… “This three-year agreement includes the deployment of IBM BladeCentre technology and X3650 servers that will provide significant savings on power and cooling, lowering total cost of ownership (TCO), and increasing productivity, making IBM’s infrastructure technology the right choice for HFCL to go green. IBM demonstrated for HFCL how IBM BladeCenter technology can help reduce costs while being energy efficient. IBM BladeCenter technology uses up to 50 percent less floor space and up to 35 percent less energy than competitor rack servers without compromising performance. ” …

Via IBM: Go Green and Reduce Operational Cost

Green Data Center Services

Posted in bluestone-energy-services, cooling-system, energy-consumption, energy-efficiency, energy-reduction, equipment. roi, green-data-center, lighting, operations, optimization, optimize, services, ups on February 19th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Bluestone Energy Services creates division to focus on green data center services that drive efficiency. …

… “Bluestone will use its new data center division to comprehensively address energy efficiency in data centers. Bluestone will identify and develop cost-effective efficiency measures such as cooling optimization, ultrasonic humidification, and other data center best practices that reduce energy consumption and costs. Bluestone will qualify these comprehensive data center efficiency upgrades for utility incentives – a first for New England. Bluestone analyzes clients’ existing data center equipment efficiency and operation on a component level, including cooling, UPS, and lighting systems, and then recommends equipment restructuring and replacement that maximizes return on investment. ” …

Via Bluestone Energy: Data Center Cooling and Energy Division