New PFC, TFG, TFM and collaboration proposals at GreenLSI

The GreenLSI team is offering some Master Thesis positions (also known as “Proyecto Final de Carrera”, “Trabajo Fin de Grado” and “Trabajo Fin de Máster”) and collaboration oportunities in the area of energy-efficiency in data centers. We are in search of highly motivated students, with either a hardware or software […]

Chaos Kong is Coming: A Look At The Global Cloud and CDN Powering Netflix

Jeremy Edberg, who runs the site reliability team at Netflix, discussed the company’s approach to infrastructure and DevOps in a talk this week at the O’Reilly Velocity Conference in New York. (Photo: Colleen Miller) NEW YORK – Netflix is continuing to expand its infrastructure, both on the Amazon Web Services cloud […]

Apple Quietly Builds Its Prineville Data Center

Apple’s data center in Prineville, Ore. (Photo: Jordan Novet) PRINEVILLE, Ore. – Apple has said little in public about its data center here, leaving even local officials wondering what’s inside and how the site could expand in the future. During a Tuesday tour of Facebook’s new cold-storage facility at its […]

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of Oct. 12

A look inside a QTS  Realty Trust data center. The company had its IPO this week. For your weekend reading, here’s a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week. NSA Data Center Plagued by Electrical Problems – The National Security Agency’s massive data […]

CyrusOne Seeks to Bring Online Shopping to Colocation

CyrusOne’s Phoenix data center is one of the locations where online colocation shoppers can configure space and get pricing using a new online tool. (Photo: CyrusOne) Is online shopping coming to the colocation market? Maybe not just yet, but it’s getting closer. CyrusOne has created an online portal that allows […]

NSA Data Center Plagued by Electrical Problems

The NSA data center in Bluffdale, Utah. (Photo by swilsonmc via Wikipedia) The National Security Agency’s massive data center in Utah has been plagued by electrical problems that have delayed the opening of the 1 million square foot campus. The Wall Street Journal reports that there have been 10 incidents […]

BladeRoom Brings its Data Center Building Blocks to the U.S. Market

The exterior of a data center created with technology from BladeRoom, which is partnering with Modular Power Solutions to enter the U.S. market. (Photo: BladeRoom) BladeRoom is bringing its next-generation modular data center designs to the U.S. market. The U.K.-based company has teamed with Modular Power Solutions to form BladeRoom […]

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of October 5th

Kyoto Cooling, now owned by Cloudsite Development, was on the exhibit floor with its heat wheel – also known as a rotary heat exchanger. It is a refinement of existing approaches that take advantage of outside air to improve cooling efficiency and reduce data center power bills. (Photo by Colleen […]

More Scenes from Data Center World, Fall 2013

Whether it was products to manage power systems or fire protection for the data center, participants at Data Center World had the opportunity to learn about and demonstrate a wide array of products in the exhibit hall space. (Photo by Colleen Miller.) ORLANDO – AFCOM’s Data Center World, kept rocking […]

Keeping Pace With the Cloud: How Enterprise Data Centers Can Compete

Shannon Poulin, vice president of Intel’s Datacenter and Connected Systems Group, spoke at the morning keynote of AFCOM’s Data Center World conference in Orlando. He emphasized a re-architecture of the data center is needed from the server at rack level, the network, and the storage. All this will facilitate a […]