integration

Data center integration boosts power monitoring capabilities

Posted in green-grid, green-it-solutions, green-power, integration, modius, nimsoft on September 12th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Modius will integrate its capabilities into the Nimsoft Monitoring Solution to enable data center energy visibility and drive actions for optimization.  …

…   “The planned integration will enable customers to access a real-time data feed to all power and cooling equipment in the data center via the Nimsoft Monitoring Solution, which collects data from electrical units and produces a variety of Green Grid Metrics.

Using this data, operators can quickly estimate the energy efficiency of their data centers and compare the results against other data centers to determine what improvements or modifications, if any, would be worthwhile. “   …

Via Modius: Integrated Data Center Management.

Riverbed Brocade Data Center Compatible

Posted in brocade, integration, requirements, riverbed, testing on April 15th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Riverbed Tech WAN optimization solutions meets the testing requirements of the Brocade Data Center Ready Program. …

… “We’ve worked closely with Brocade on product testing to ensure interoperability and simplified product integration that will provide our customers with increased performance. This can significantly reduce the need to upgrade bandwidth – allowing companies to make their current infrastructure more efficient … ” …

Via Riverbed: Data Center Ready Status For End-To-End Storage Networking

Sensors Enable Data Center Efficiency

Posted in air-flow, airflow, data-center, dynamic-infrastructure, efficiency, ibm, integration, management, sensors on February 7th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

IBM will boost data center temperature and leverage sensors to navigate optimized energy efficiency. …

… “It includes thousands of sensors that dynamically monitor temperature, humidity, air flow and circuits all of which is integrated into the building’s management and IT systems. ” …

Via Computerworld: IBM new data center

Detect and Respond to Data Center Energy Issues

Posted in data-center, efficiency, green-data-center, ibm, integration, monitoring, tivoli on October 31st, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Emerson Avocent Acqusition Drives Data Center Energy Efficiency Solutions

Posted in acquisition, avocent, data-center, emerson-electric, energy-efficiency, infrastructure, integration, technologies on October 6th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Avocent agrees to be acquired by Emerson, which will enable an integrated solutions approach to data center energy management. …

… “Combining Avocent’s technologies, relationships and installed base with Emerson’s power and cooling presence allows us to offer a more compelling solution to our data center customers’ most pressing challenge — energy efficiency, said David N. Farr, Emerson chairman, CEO and president. It furthers our customers’ ability to better manage reliability, availability and lifecycle costs through a simple yet comprehensive view of the complete data center physical infrastructure. ” …

Via Emerson: Avocent Acquisition

Green Advocates

Posted in advocacy, corporate-sustainability, environmental-social-governance, green-it-strategy, information-technology, integration, sustainability, sustainability-initiative, sustainable-development on September 24th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Study provides insights in the sustainable thinking of mid-market leaders, where advocacy for green pursuits is integrated across lines of business and functions, such as information technology. …

… “Green Advocates (25% of companies in the study): These companies integrate environmental considerations into all areas of their business, including IT.” …

Via Industry Week: Midmarket Companies Green Strategies

Sustainability Projects at Salesforce dot com

Posted in data-center-efficiency-program, integration, planning, project, projects, research, saas, salesforce-dot-com, sustainability on September 12th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Getting to the core of data center energy efficiency, Salesforce dot com goes beyond the low hanging fruit to integrated environmental improvement. …

… “Both projects speak to the in-depth research and planning that is required to integrate environmental factors into the corporate decision-making process. ” …

Via Reuters: Data Center Efficiency

Wireless Sensor Networks

Posted in data-center, energy-consumption, energy-management, integration, operations, power-analysis, sensors, sentilla, wireless-sensor-network on September 9th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

As intelligence moves to the edge via sensors, energy management in the data center can be accomplished via wireless networks that integrate sensor data. …

… “Don’t be surprised to see data center operators increasingly turning to wireless sensor networks to cut energy consumption. ” …

Via Reuters: Wireless for Data Center Energy Management

Third party integration for power consumption visibility …

Sentilla Integrates Third-Party Devices: “new release brings a consolidated view of power use of all the equipment in the data center. IT managers can now obtain all the energy information in the data center, whether from Sentilla’s Power Analysis Unit or other, third-party equipment, integrated in one standardized format for a single, combined view. “

Integrate Facility Management with Information Technology Organization

Posted in facility-management, information-technology, integration on June 20th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Efficient Server GPU Clusters

Posted in appro-computing, cpu, energy-efficiency, integration, platform, throughput on May 20th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

CPU and GPU integration into the compute stream will yield greater throughput and higher energy efficieny. …

… “Appro’s Lee said that for businesses willing to do the necessary coding to make their workloads run on GPUs, their cost savings over running CPU-only platforms could be significant. ” …

Via eWeek: High Performance Computing Clusters