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Australia data center capacity management plan

Posted in capacity, carbon-footprint, country-australia, data-centre, government, green-it-strategy, growth on March 23rd, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Australian government plans to manage its data center capacity growth through strategic sourcing process. …Australia's Lindsay Tanner plan for data center management

… “government data centres generate an estimated 300,000 tonnes of carbon each year which the government hopes to reduce by at least 40,000 tonnes per year over the next five years. ” …

Via The Australian: Data centre strategy

Aussie Data Centre Strategy: “Lindsay Tanner said that through the coordinated approach to managing data centre activities detailed in the strategy, the data centre space required by Government could actually be reduced. “

2010 Data Center Growth Forecast

Posted in digital-realty-trust, expansion, forecast, future, growth, planning on March 8th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Data center growth is forecast by recent survey by Digital Realty Trust. …

… “In the survey, they found 83 percent of respondents are planning datacenter expansions in the next 12 to 24 months, 36 percent have definite plans to make those expansions this year … ” …

Via Datamation: Datacenter Expansion

Green Data Center Career Path

Posted in career, experience, growth, information-technology, jobs, skills on June 1st, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Add green skills to your data center experience and you may be hot. …

… “Data centers (jobs) are up quite significantly. It has seen growth, and even growth this year. ” …

Via ITworld: Hot Jobs

Virtualizing the Data Center for Green Returns

Posted in accelerate, alignment, capability, cooling-system, data-centers, ehs, green-it-strategy, green-technology, growth, power-management, space, sustainability, techniques, virtual-data-center on February 18th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Data centers will accelerate the implementation of green technologies, such as virtualization, when sustainability objectives and profitability goals align. Multiple perspectives must be addressed to develop a green IT strategy, such as power, cooling, space, and environmental / health / safety. …

… “That is, most organizations do not have the luxury, time, or budget to deploy virtualization or other green-related technologies and techniques simply for environmental reasons — there has to be a business case or justification. Virtual data centers, regardless of whether new or existing, require physical resources to support a diverse and growing set of application capabilities while sustaining business growth. ” …

Via Greener Computing: The Virtual Data Center

Green Infrastructure 2.0

Posted in accelerate, automation, benefits, cisco, dynamic-infrastructure, green-data-center, growth, infrastructure, infrastructure-2, initiatives, it-project, payback, system-automation on December 8th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Cost reduction initiatives could accelerate the adoption of dynamic infrastructure technologies and have synergy effects on the growth of green data center projects. …

… “Cisco’s green data center initiatives could be given a sizable boost from dynamic infrastructure, because system automation would bring bigger payoffs. ” …

Via Seeking Alpha: Infrastructure 2.0

Align Green IT with Cost Savings for Success

Posted in alignment, benefits, business-benefits, cost-benefits, forrester-research, green-it-strategy, growth, savings on November 18th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Sustainability can be aligned with business growth and profitability to enable progress on both goals. …

… “Secondly, the ecological benefits of Green IT take a backseat to the business benefits – namely cost reduction. ” …

Via ZDNet: Green IT

Enterprise Server Efficiency

Posted in data-centers, energy-consumption, energy-efficiency, enterprise, epa, growth, improvement, incentives, initiatives, it-project, opportunity, program, savings, server-efficiency, study on October 13th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

EPA ENERGY STAR study assesses energy efficiency improvement opportunities for computer servers and data centers in the United States. …

… “The study projects near-term growth in energy use of U.S. computer servers and data centers, assesses potential cost and energy savings related to computer server and data center energy efficiency improvements, and recommends potential incentives and voluntary programs to promote energy-efficient computer servers and data centers. ” …

Via ENERGY STAR Program: Data Center Energy Efficiency Initiatives

Green Enterprise DataCenter Strategy

Posted in achievement, collaboration, efficiency, energy-capacity, energy-consumption, enterprise, future, green-it-strategy, growth, ibm, improvement, it-project, it-services, it-strategy, maintenance, power-consumption, savings, services, strategies, strategy, transformation-project on September 15th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

IBM and Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) will collaborate to implement a major transformation of the bank’s Enterprise Data Center strategy, which will incorporate energy efficiency objectives. …

… “With this NEDC transformation project, PSBank and IBM aim to achieve similar goals in reducing energy consumption as well as reducing cost, space and IT maintenance, while enhancing the efficiency and capacity of its data center facilities. This project is an example of how IBM is helping clients develop a new enterprise data center, which offers dramatic improvements in IT efficiency and provides for rapid deployment of new IT services to support future business growth. ” …

Via IBM: PSBank Enterprise Data Center Strategy

Data Center Energy Forecast

Posted in accenture, consolidation, data-center, energy-efficiency, energy-growth, epa, forecast, future, green-data-center, growth, report, silicon-valley on July 28th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Accenture collaborates with members of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group to create a study that forecasts future data center energy growth. …

… “Presented at the Data Center Energy Summit 2008, this consolidated report is the first of its kind to evaluate the EPA‘s data center energy growth scenarios … ” …

Via Accenture: Energy Forecast Report