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The Week in Review

Oct 14, 2010 |

BLADE Network Technologies unveils a single-chip 40 Gigabit Ethernet switch capable of one terabit of throughput to the datacenter; and UC Riverside physicists make breakthroughs using graphene as a spin computing substrate. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

The Week in Review

Aug 19, 2010 |

Purdue group invents energy management device that prevents need for costly datacenter shutdowns; and Dell announces its intention to purchase 3PAR for 1.15 billion. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

Will We Still Be Building Datacenters in 10 Years?

Jul 15, 2010 |

Elias Khnaser remarked on the timeline of technology being reduced to “before virtualization” (BV) and after (AV) and predicts that in ten years, Infrastructure as a Service will move from the low-level adoption stage to the end of the datacenter paradigm as we know it.

Industry Insights: What You Should Know about Power and Performance Efficiency

Jun 14, 2010 |

HPC industry heavyweights weigh in on power-performance challenges.

The Shape of Enterprise Cloud Models in 2020

Jun 11, 2010 |

This week research firm BroadGroup suggested that by 2020 only 10 percent of all applications will remain within the private cloud for enterprise. To get to the heart of this statement, we discussed this and larger datacenter trends in enterprise with report author Marion Howard Healy.

Containerized Datacenters = Green IT

May 10, 2010 |

Why are green IT initiatives so hot?

Intel Sees Future in Mega Data Center

Jan 22, 2010 |

Intel says that by 2012, Mega Data Centers run by the likes of Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook will account for 20 to 25 per cent of its server chip sales.

US Feds Kick in Funny Money for Green Data Centers

Jan 6, 2010 |

DOE funds private sector green technology.

IT Needs to Prep for Carbon Trading, Green Build-Outs

Oct 22, 2009 |

A Green Grid report says datacenter managers need to prepare for upcoming energy regulations in Europe.

Mission Possible — Greening the HPC Data Center

Aug 31, 2009 |

High density computing allows datacenter managers to meet the constantly increasing performance demands of their users without corresponding demands on the center’s electrical and thermal capabilities. Because GPU-based systems combine supercomputer-level performance with significantly lower power and cooling costs, the goal of greening the datacenter is now mission possible.