Half of Data Centers Will Run Out of Power/Cooling Before Space

by Mike Rinaldi on 5/17/13 10:28 AM

 

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Read the full data center report at www.emersonnetworkpower/dcugreport

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Topics: Emerson Network Power, data center infrastructure, reduce cost, Data Center, Green IT, data center design, data center energy, data center infrastructure management, robust data center, efficient data center, reduce downtime, Green Technology

Data Center Infrastructure Management Market to Reach $3.14 Billion

by Mike Rinaldi on 5/7/13 8:16 AM

Data Center Infrastructure Management Market to Reach $3.14 Billion in 2017

The report “Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Market – by Types (Software, Services & Size of Datacenters); by Industry Verticals (Banking & Finance, Retail, Telecommunications, Healthcare); by Geographies (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa): Global Trends, Technology Advancements, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Enterprise Adoption, Competitive Ecosystem, Key Industry Player Profiles, Venture Capital Funding Trends and Worldwide Market Forecasts (2012 – 2017)” defines and segments the global Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) market with analysis and forecasting of the global revenues. It also identifies drivers and restraints for this market with insights on trends, opportunities, and challenges

Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1211474#ixzz2SblA5ssm

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Topics: data center infrastructure, Data Center, Data Center, data center design, data center energy, data center infrastructure management, PUE, Green Technology

Who is the CIO of the Future?

by Mike Rinaldi on 4/5/13 9:32 AM

Who is the CIO of the Future?

The Strategic CIO
While most CIOs agree that their role will change in the next five years, less than a third see themselves as developers of business strategy or drivers of their company’s competitive future today, according to a new study by Emerson Network Power. Nearly half characterize themselves as IT service providers and cost centers to the business leaders in their organization.

Click here to view the CIO Research Report 

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Topics: Data Center, data center design, data center infrastructure management, PUE, Green Technology, cloud strategy, CIO

The Green Grid Brings In New Metric For Equipment Use

by Mike Rinaldi on 3/19/13 12:33 PM

Announcement: Says Electronics Disposal Efficiency metric ensures data centers can responsibly handle electronics and electrical equipment at the end of its useful life

11 March 2013 by DatacenterDynamics FOCUS

The Green Grid has launched a new metric to help data center operators and organizations measure how electronic equipment is managed once it reaches end-of-current-use.
The Electronics Disposal Efficiency (EDE) metric is the first universal metric launched by The Green Grid to help end-users of information and communications technologies (ICT) measure their success in the responsible management of outdated equipment.

EDE is a simple metric that helps organizations calculate and measure their progress in improving equipment disposal processes over time, The Green Grid said.

Discarded Electronics and Electrical Equipment (EEE) entering the waste stream is known globally as e-waste or Waste Electronics and Electrical Equipment (WEEE). Examples of WEEE include computers, mobile devices, home entertainment products, toys, and even goods such as refrigerators and stoves.

The definition and monitoring of WEEE worldwide has evolved over the last decade, which has prompted The Green Grid to identify the need to combine the expertise of other organizations who define standards and requirements for e-waste management with its own members’ knowledge and understanding of the e-waste management challenges facing the ICT community.

The Green Grid said the result is the creation of a metric that quantifies how well a corporate consumer of ICT EEE responsibly manages e-waste.

“The Green Grid isn’t trying to redefine any domain-specific terminology in the WEEE arena,” Kathrin Winkler, EMC representative and Board Member of The Green Grid, said.

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DVL Shines The Spotlight On Data Centers For Using Less Watts

 

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Topics: Emerson Network Power, reduce cost, Data Center, Green IT, data center design, data center energy, data center infrastructure management, PUE, Containment, Green Technology, energy, Energy Star, cloud strategy

DVL Shines The Spotlight On Data Centers For Using “Less Watts"

by Mike Rinaldi on 3/13/13 9:57 AM

-- Award recognizes three organizations for significantly reducing energy consumption. -- 

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Pictured Left to Right:  Mike Beck, CEO, DVL, Tim O'Rourke, CIO, Temple University, Larry Brandolph, Associate VP, Infrastructure, Security, Telecommunications, Temple University

Bristol, PA – March 12, 2013 –DVL Group, a provider of data center infrastructure management solutions, partnered with 12 data centers to help them save at least 1,000,000 watts of electrical energy.

DVL has officially announced the three organizations that saved the most watts, which earns them the prestigious Less Watts Award.

The winner in the first category, with data centers less than 1,000 sq. ft., is Central Bucks School District. Temple University took the second category, made up of data centers from 1,000 to 5,000 sq. ft. The winner of the third category, encompassing data centers greater than 5,000 sq. ft., is SunGard.

In addition to honoring the winners with the Less Watts Award, DVL is also making donations of $1,000 in each winner’s name to the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC).

“The Less Watts competition has been a blast,” says DVL Chief Executive Officer Mike Beck. “Everyone who participated was incredibly cooperative, enthusiastic and just really great to work with. We couldn’t be happier to present the award to these outstanding organizations and look forward to helping others save energy with our “Less Watts” program.”  

The Less Watts Award ceremony, taking place today, is the official kickoff for the annual Greenbuild Conference. This annual conference, hosted by DVGBC this year in Philadelphia from November 20-22, will feature speakers, networking opportunities, industry showcases, LEED workshops and tours of Philadelphia’s green buildings. 

To learn more about how DVL helps its customers use Less Watts with quality solutions from industry leader Liebert to build dynamic, energy efficient data centers, visit www.dvlnet.com. For more information on GreenBuild 2013 in Philadelphia, head to http://dvgbc.org/greenbuild-2013

 

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Topics: data center infrastructure, Data Center, Green IT, data center design, data center energy, data center infrastructure management, Green Technology, Energy Star

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