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From PUE 2.02 to 1.26: APC by Schneider Electric guide

| December 18, 2010 | 0 Comments
From PUE 2.02 to 1.26: APC by Schneider Electric guide

Reducing PUE or Power Utilisation Efficiency, figures is a major focus for some of the world’s biggest data centre operators. Basically, the lower the number, the more power coming into a data centre gets to the computing, rather than wasted on the passive infrastructure such as UPSs, cooling and so on. It’s not always easy, […]

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Optimism for Asian data centres in 2011; energy efficiency top priorities

| December 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Asian data centre and infrastructure market is anticipated significant growth in 2011, with the number of new projects forecasts to grow over 30%, according to the latest results of the Market Pulse survey by Emerson Network Power. With the next six months, the number of projects scheduled for deployment will increase 8%, the report […]

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What’s GE doing in data centres with Ingersoll Rand

| December 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

GE and Ingersoll Rand has launched an intelligent building automation platform for data centres. To start off with, GE and Ingersoll Rand’s HVAC business, Trane, are working together on a solution for GE’s Ohio-based data centre featuring some 29,000 square feet of raised floor. The area equals six full sized basketball fields and includes more […]

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EMC COO Pat Gelsinger on the business of green

| October 12, 2010 | 1 Comment
EMC COO Pat Gelsinger on the business of green

Pat Gelsinger, chief operating officer at storage giant EMC, is no stranger to the technology industry. Having served 30 years at Intel – the last post as head of Intel Labs, Gelsinger surely knows a thing or two about why customers buy technology and what vendors must do to continue to generate sales. So it […]

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CIP Technologies aims to radically improve energy efficiency of photonic components

| September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments
CIP Technologies aims to radically improve energy efficiency of photonic components

The Centre for Integrated Photonics Ltd., or CIP Technologies, will be focusing its theme on improving the energy efficiency of photonic components at the ECOC trade show in Turin, Italy. “Whilst it is recognised that broadband provides a route to save energy from travel substitution, and provide more efficient ways of working, it does not […]

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Eltek Valere’s new Trilogy DC power system

| August 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: RICHARDSON, TX – Aug. 16, 2010 – Eltek Valere today announced the Trilogy DC power system, a 40A-600A, 48V high-efficiency (HE) power system with 15” shelf depth and special cable management to fit into short-depth outside plant and central office applications. Although not exclusive to solar applications, the Trilogy DC power plant does […]

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APC by Schneider Electric sets up software unit for data centre apps

| August 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: HONG KONG, August 16, 2010 — APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in integrated critical power and cooling services, announced the formation of a new specialized data center software business to focus and drive a leadership position across all aspects of the data center environment . The Data Center Software business will […]

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Brisbane R&D startup Cool Door wins iAward from AIIA

| August 10, 2010 | 0 Comments
Brisbane R&D startup Cool Door wins iAward from AIIA

PRESS RELEASE: Brisbane R&D startup Cool Door Pty Ltd has won a prestigious iAward at the Australian IT industry’s biggest annual awards event in Melbourne last week. The Cool Door is an energy efficient cooling solution for data centres invented by Brisbane bayside residents Bernie Gee and Shaun Vosper. The mens’ invention took out the […]

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Inside the Australia Government ICT Sustainability Plan 2010-2015

| August 10, 2010 | 0 Comments
Inside the Australia Government ICT Sustainability Plan 2010-2015

The Australian government has released an overarching plan to transform its ICT operations with sustainability practices. The Australian Government ICT Sustainability Plan 2010-2015 outlines strategies and actions for its agencies to lower their emissions and is consistent with the current administration’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for the country by 60% of 2000 levels […]

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Green data centres to equal US$41bn, 28% of market by 2015 – Pike Research

| August 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

A new report by Pike Research estimates that investment into ‘green’ data centres will increase from US$7.5 billion to US$41.4 billion by 2015, which would in turn equal some 28% of the total data centre market. “Cost of energy has seldom been a concern for IT departments in the past,” says industry analyst Eric Woods, […]

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