Posts tagged Data Centers

New Version of Software for Modeling Data Centers

February 7th, 2012

Daat Research Corp has released v5.0 of its CoolitDC CFD thermal modeling software for data centers. Daat has increased preprocessor performance to permit building larger models in less time. CoolitDC v5.0 adds a new turbulence…read more

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Focus on Fans Delivers Cost Savings on Cooling

November 22nd, 2011

Data center managers who are under pressure to cut costs may find that pressure is their ally – air pressure, that is. Experts in data center cooling said that minor adjustments to fan speed in…read more

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First Solar Array Designed For High-Voltage Data Centers and Industrial Use

November 8th, 2011

IBM is rolling out the first solar-power array designed specifically to run high-voltage data centers, integrating AC- and DC-based servers, water-cooled computing systems and related electronics. The new array is spread over more than 6,000…read more

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Research Center Receives Grant for Energy-Efficient Data Center

October 11th, 2011

The National Science Foundation has awarded $525,000 to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), at the University of Colorado at Boulder, to reduce the data center’s carbon footprint. NSIDC will modify its computing…read more

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Google Reveals Energy Consumption Numbers

September 12th, 2011

Google recently disclosed that it continuously uses enough electricity to power 200,000 homes. Google’s data centers around the world continuously draw almost 260 million watts — about a quarter of the output of a nuclear…read more

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ElectronicsCooling September 2011 Issue

September 9th, 2011

Don’t miss out on the September 2011 issue of ElectronicsCooling, which includes feature articles on thin film thermoelectrics, strategies for using thermal calculation methods and real-time data center cooling analysis, as well as technical briefs.…read more

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Range of Wall Rack Systems Designed for Fast Installation

July 22nd, 2011

METCASE’s new RETEX EASYRACK range of 19” wall mount racks are designed for fast installation of network cabling and electronics equipment, in data centers, office or home office applications. EASYRACK cabinets conform to IEC 60…read more

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The Benefits of Supply Air Temperature Control in the Datacenter

February 4th, 2011

Controlling the temperature in a data center is critical to achieving maximum uptime and efficiency, but is it being controlled in the correct place? Whilst data center layouts have moved swiftly towards the segregation of…read more

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Company Announces Full Server Warranty and Support Partnership

January 25th, 2011

GR Cooling and STG have created a partnership to provide full warranty and support for servers, network equipment, and other hardware housed in GR Cooling’s fluid submersion cooling technology. GR Cooling specializes in fluid submersion…read more

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Company Expands Data Center Capabilities with Acquisition

January 10th, 2011

Legrand, North America recently announced the purchase of Electrorack Products Company, an American company specializing in cabinets, power and cooling solutions. The demand for cabinets and accessories in data centers, broadcast and broadband, industrial and military/aerospace/shipboard markets…read more

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Computers that Recycle Energy among Top IT Innovations

December 27th, 2010

Computers that can recycle energy are among the scenarios IBM Corp. predicts over the next five years as part of its annual “Next Five in Five” year-end innovations report based on technologies being developed in…read more

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Federal Government Data Center Consolidation Under Way

December 14th, 2010

Now that the first two phases of the federal government’s long-term data center consolidation effort have been completed, the plan to reduce the number of federal data centers by 40% by 2015 has been put…read more

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ElectronicsCooling Winter 2010 Issue

December 6th, 2010

Don’t miss out on the Winter 2010 issue of ElectronicsCooling, which includes a sneak peek at SEMI-THERM 27, feature articles on open bath immersion cooling, and energy consumption of data centers, as well as technical…read more

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Open Bath Immersion Cooling In Data Centers: A New Twist On An Old Idea

December 6th, 2010

Phil Tuma 3M Company, St. Paul, Minnesota The inefficiencies of legacy datacenter air cooling schemes are by now well known. New “Free Air” cooling technologies in which air is introduced to the racks in a…read more

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