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Blueprint For Energy Efficiency Podcast

Posted in energy-efficiency, hp-hewlett-packard on June 7th, 2011 by FrankM – Comments Off

Podcast interview discusses the levers for energy efficiency in the data center: virtualization, application modernization, infrastructure practices, and data center design/build techniques.

…   “podcast will help optimize your use of energy, floor space, and cooling infrastructure to lower energy costs in your data center”   …

A Blueprint For Energy Efficiency Podcast.

HP targets data center with consulting services

Posted in data-center-design, green-design, green-it-strategy, hp-hewlett-packard on May 17th, 2011 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP introduces a new consulting service for managing the design and construction of data centers, which are complex and risky projects. The companies experts are brought to bear on clients’ datacenter challenges. …

… “The HP Trusted Advisor service offers HP consulting experts who work closely with clients to consider all aspects of business operations, IT infrastructure and facilities, as well as the enablement of technologies, such as cloud and green computing. As a result, clients can establish an aligned data center and IT strategy that meets business goals and objectives. ” …

HP data center services.

HP DataCenter Waikato, New Zealand implements variable cooling density

Posted in hp-hewlett-packard, reduce-power-consumption on March 10th, 2011 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP will invest in a next-generation datacenter located in the Waikato district of New Zealand to further its consolidation efforts.  The data center implementation will include energy efficiency technologies, automation, and redundancy.  …

…   “support for variable power and cooling densities to manage computing requirements of today and the future at industry-leading energy efficiency. This also results in reduced power consumption and carbon footprint. “   …

via HP: Next-generation Data Center in Waikato, New Zealand.

HP will build your next data center

Posted in data-center-design, green-design, hp-hewlett-packard on February 15th, 2011 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP will provide services in the data center market, that include design, implementation and management of projects. …

… “With HP, clients have access to industry-recognized experience based on a track record of delivering successful customer projects around data center planning and design-build. These projects include the world’s first LEED-certified data center, the first LEED GOLD-certified data center, India’s first Uptime Institute Tier III-rated data center as well as more than 60 greenfield sites, including 100-megawatt facilities … ” …

Via HP: Data Center Facility Implementation.

Thermal zone assessments

Posted in hp-hewlett-packard, thermal-analysis on February 4th, 2011 by FrankM – Comments Off

are offered in three levels by HP, with the highest level being the most comprehensive analysis.  …

…   “HP Thermal Comprehensive Assessment Service with three-dimensional Thermal Zone Mapping – includes features of intermediate service plus observations, thermal modeling results and recommendations for improvement to ensure that a proper cooling solution has been achieved.”   …

via HP: Data Center Energy Efficiency with Thermal Services.

Next Gen Data Center

Posted in datacenter, hp-hewlett-packard, next-generation on September 27th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

discussed by Kfir Godrich, HP VP of Chief Technologies.

Converged infrastructure in the data center

Posted in convergence, hp-hewlett-packard on July 25th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Dave Donatelli on HP Converged Infrastructure and the Data Center of the Future.

Energy-aware green data center network through intelligent power discovery

Posted in energy-aware, green-data-center, green-it-solutions, green-power, hp-hewlett-packard, power-discovery, servers on June 23rd, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP delivers its roadmap of converged infrastructure that integrates power discovery to provide transparency into energy performance.  …

…   “HP Intelligent Power Discovery: Eliminates over-provisioning in the data center: Accurate and timely power usage data and control can save companies millions of dollars in data center energy costs.

HP Intelligent Power Discovery is an industry-first advancement for green data centers that creates an automated, energy-aware network between HP ProLiant servers third-party facility management tools and data center power grids.

Expanding on HP’s Data Center Smart Grid solutions, the software provides greater transparency and insight into power usage by creating a real-time, graphical map of energy usage across servers and facilities.

By accurately provisioning energy, clients can extend the lives of their data centers and save up to $5 million per every 1,000 servers in one year. “   …

Via HP: Converged Infrastructure.

Intelligent power discovery.

Enterprise service transformation consolidates datacenters and deploys automation

Posted in data-center-design, data-center-services, datacenter, hp-hewlett-packard, service-delivery, transformation-project on June 2nd, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP initiates technology and organizational transformation to improve customer satisfaction and its internal operational efficiency. Data center will be consolidated and leverage more automation. …

… “This initiative is designed to enhance the client experience and better position Enterprise Services for growth. HP will consolidate Enterprise Services’ commercial data centers, management platforms, networks, tools and applications to create a more scalable, modernized and automated IT infrastructure that will better serve its clients’ needs. ” …

Via HP: Enterprise Services (Link).

Green data centers powered by dairy farm generated biogas

Posted in biogas, colocation, data-center, electricity-usage, green-data-center, green-power, hp-hewlett-packard on May 21st, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP positions green data centers for future location with dairy farms.  …

…   “The company released a paper this week detailing how colocated data centers and dairy farms could work together to leverage one another’s waste: Biogas derived from the cow manure could generate electricity for the data center. “   …

Via InfoWorld: Cow Poop Put to Use ….

HP Green IT leadership recognition

Posted in ambient-air-cooling, country-uk, green-data-center, green-design, hp-hewlett-packard, recognition on May 19th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP is recognized for it green data center practices, such as ambient air cooling and recycled construction materials.  …

…   “HP was recognized as the winner in the Data Center Design category for its Wynyard facility in the United Kingdom. Commissioned in September 2009, the data center uses a large quantity of fresh air supplied by fans through high-efficiency filters to reduce the energy required for cooling. The building features an energy-efficient and sustainable design that incorporates recycled materials as well as harvested rainwater. “   …

Via HP: Green Enterprise IT Award.

      

HP Data Center network updates integrate 3Com capabilities

Posted in 3com-corp, hp-hewlett-packard, networking on April 19th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP eats its own dog food at its Houston internal data center by running entirely on HP Networking equipment to drive faster data throughput and lower energy consumption. …

… “Using an architecture built on open standards, the company’s global IT organization worked with HP Networking teams to redesign the architecture with new products.

Improvements within the data center include the core router throughput performance of the 3Com product, which exceeds 2.1 billion packets of data per second, versus less than 1 billion for the current market leader’s fastest data center product. 3Com also has full multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) in all chassis, while competitive offerings do not. ” …

Via HP: HP Networking Technology