How to Get the Most Out of Data Center Assessments

Posted by Chris Parlee on Nov 11, 2014

By Jim Stark, P.E., Principal of Engineering, Electronic Environments

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Tags: Data Center, Data Centers, Data Centers, Tier, Standards, Readiness, Upgrade, assessment, MEP

AUDIT-BUDDY™ Helps EEC to Optimize Customer's Cooling

Posted by Chris Parlee on Aug 7, 2014

Originally posted by Data Center Post, Tuesday August 7, 2014

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Tags: Data Center, thermal imaging, Data Centers, humidity, CFD, Optimize cooling, Optimize, Cooling

Analyzing Big Data and Data Centers

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Dec 30, 2013

Today’s data center supports more critical, interdependent devices and IT systems. Gaining control of the infrastructure environment leads to an optimized data center that improves system availability and energy efficiency. DCIM platforms provide data center managers with real-time, contextual, prioritized information that bridges the physical (equipment) and IT (applications) layers of the data center infrastructure.

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Tags: Data Centers, Big Data

Tips for data centers

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Nov 26, 2013

Here are 4 tips for data centers:

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Tags: Data Centers, Tips

Are Racks-on-Chip the Future of Data Centers?

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Nov 13, 2013

Boosting the density of computing, storage and networking is crucial for increasing the scale and decreasing the cost and power of data centers.

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Tags: Data Centers, future, Racks-on-Chip

Reasons Data Centers Don’t Raise Their Thermostats

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Oct 23, 2013

Raising the thermostat is the single most simple energy saving move a data center can make.

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Tags: Data Centers, Thermostats

The Pros and Cons of Underground Data Centers

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Oct 21, 2013

More data centers are being built under ground. Here are a few factors to consider:

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Tags: Data Centers, under ground

Energy Efficiency Improvement Techniques For Data Centers from The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Aug 28, 2013

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Tags: Data Centers, Energy Efficiency, Improvement, Techniques, Electric Power Research Institute, EPRI

DCIM and the Data Centers of Everything

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Jul 18, 2013

Do you believe in the notion of “the data center of everything?” More platforms, services and users are deploying their workloads to a data center infrastructure. Dependence around the data center and the resources that they provide is increasing.

The number of data centers in operation worldwide will increase from over 191,000 to 202,000 between 2011 and 2014. Total data center square footage increasing from 569 million to 737 million.

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Tags: Data Centers, DCIM

Modernizing Vintage Data Centers

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Jun 25, 2013

What are some reasons to modernize vintage data center? (Here is a list from Data Center Knowledge):

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Tags: Data Centers, Modernizing