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Intel Xeon 7500 Server CPU

Posted in cpu, data-center, intel, roi, server-consolidation, servers, xeon on March 31st, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Intel’s new CPU offers reduction in energy use and ability to consolidate data center capacity footprint. …

… “With three times better performance than Intel’s 7400 series, a single box with Xeon 7500 processors could consolidate up to 20 older servers, slashing energy costs and advancing ROI. ” …

Via Sci-Tech Today: Intel Xeon Game-Changer

Intel Xeon processor

Don’t Miss Data Center Airflow

Posted in air-flow, airflow, cooling-system, cost-benefits, design, facility-improvement, green-data-center, raised-floor, roi on March 12th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Simple fixes such as airflow losses can save operating costs and green the data center. …

… “the airflow study revealed that the data center’s 2,5000-square-feet of raised floor had problems such as holes around pipes coming in and out of the perimeter walls … ” …

Via Network World: Fix Bad Airflow

Green Technology Takes Alignment

Posted in alignment, cio-perspective, executive-perspectives, green-it-strategy, infrastructure, investment, it-project, it-strategy, mission, payback, roi, strategies, strategy on November 25th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

The payback period for green IT investments can be fairly short, but projects may not be funded unless the CIO creates strong alignment for green strategies with the executive leadership. …

… “But taking advantage of the lush, green hue of new strategies comes down to a company level, and often depends on how well a CIO, CFO, and CEO can align their missions, Sams believes. ” …

Via Baseline: Green IT Infrastructure