Power Assure CTO Provides Insights into Data Center Energy Efficiency Rating Systems

August 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Web Hosting ToolboxSanta Clara, CA – Companies are now paying very close attention to power consumption throughout their data centers. To support this growing need, the industry has created both the metrics and tools required to measure and manage power utilization effectively.

Clemens Pfeiffer, CTO of Power Assure, Inc., has outlined the various rating systems available, and recommends how each can be used to improve energy efficiency throughout any data center. Read more

Modius OpenData Integrates with Intel Data Center Manager to Bring Real-time, Unified Power and Thermal Management Solutions

July 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hosting ServicesSan Francisco – Modius, Inc., a leading provider of  Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) solutions, today announced that its OpenData Enterprise Edition will integrate  Intel® Data Center Manager (Intel® DCM), a real-time data center power and thermal management solution that captures power and temperature data from a broad range of IT equipment.

Intel DCM will enhance OpenData Enterprise Edition with increased visibility and analytics by providing energy intelligence about critical IT and facilities assets, helping IT and data center managers better understand and manage the power consumption of their computing resources. Read more

CyrusOne Commissions 65,000 Square Feet of Data Center Space in North Dallas

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Hosting ServicesDALLAS – CyrusOne, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) and preeminent enterprise data center colocation solutions provider, today announced the commissioning of an additional 65,000 square feet of premium data center space in its North Dallas facility.

“With the expansion of our North Dallas facility, CyrusOne stands ready to help enterprise customers better manage their data center requirements with highly cost-efficient and flexible solutions,” said Gary Wojtaszek, president of CyrusOne. “Increasing demand from Fortune 1000 companies for colocation space in the Dallas area is being driven by business expansion and a growing desire to have a centralized location for applications and data center. CyrusOne is uniquely qualified to meet this demand.”
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Digital Realty Trust Enters Sydney, Australia Data Centre Market

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Hosting ServicesSINGAPORE – Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data centre solutions, announced today that it has entered the Australian data centre market with the acquisition of a 3.48 hectare development site in Sydney, Australia for a purchase price of approximately $10.7 million.  This represents the first acquisition in Australia for Digital Realty Trust.

The site, located in Erskine Park, an industrial precinct located in the Western Sydney Employment Hub, is capable of supporting approximately 18,600 square meters of data centre development with over 11.5MW of IT capacity.  The Company has secured permitting for the development and plans to commence construction on the first phase of 9,300 square meters in the fall of 2011, which will consist of building out the first of two data centre facilities.  The building is designed to support four 1440 kW Turn-Key Datacentre PODs.
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Data Foundry Announces the Opening on Texas 1 Data Center in Austin

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Hosting ServicesAustin, TX – Data Foundry, a leading provider of data center outsourcing, secure colocation and disaster recovery solutions, announces today the opening of Texas 1 , the first purpose-built, carrier-neutral data center in the Central Texas region. The initial phase of the highly anticipated 250,000 square foot data center is now fully operational and the first customers have started moving in. With the addition of Texas 1, Data Foundry now operates three carrier-neutral data centers in Texas: Texas 1 and ADC, located in Austin, and HDC in Houston.

Texas 1 is unlike any data center in the Central United States. Texas 1’s unique infrastructure features independent and diverse power, water and network feeds without a single point of failure in its power, cooling and network systems. Texas 1’s power system is fed from two independent substations and showcases an underground power feed enclosed end-to-end in a concrete duct bank – a rare feature for modern data centers.  The chilled water system enables flexible cooling solutions ranging from single cabinet deployments up to high-density configurations. Even the most complex High Performance Computing (HPC) environments can be properly cooled in Texas 1. With over 17 network carriers available, Texas 1 offers a wide variety of carrier-neutral options for its customers.
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AboveNet to Connect to Cervalis Data Centers in Connecticut and New Jersey

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Hosting ServicesWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE:ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced that it will connect to the Cervalis data centers located in Stamford, Connecticut and Totowa, New Jersey. Customers located in the facilities will have access to AboveNet’s private, optical network and extensive fiber footprint for connectivity in and between top metro markets in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

AboveNet will provide Cervalis customers with diverse, low-latency routes to other top business centers. For example, a company operating in the Cervalis center in Stamford or Totowa can establish an Ethernet connection to its office location, remote data center and to business partners within top metro locations.
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ViaWest Announces Grand Opening of 85,000 Square Foot Dallas Data Center

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Hosting ServicesDenver – ViaWest, one of the largest privately held data center and managed service providers in North America, announced the grand opening of its twenty-second data center facility, Synergy Park, located in Richardson, Texas. Grand opening ceremonies will take place July 19-20.

With the addition of Synergy Park, ViaWest owns and operates 22 data centers with 500,000 square feet of raised floor space, 110,000 of which resides in the Dallas area. The new complex boasts high density power configurations, disaster recovery office space, 24×7 on-site support, and access to top network providers. Services include cloud computing, colocation, complex hosting, and managed services. Read more

Power Assure to Showcase its Industry-Leading Energy Management Software at Datacenter Dynamics

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Hosting ServicesSanta Clara, Calif. – Power Assure®, Inc., a data center infrastructure and energy management solutions provider, today announced it will showcase its suite of energy management software at DatacenterDynamics San Francisco.

Attendees at the Power Assure booth will learn how data center operators can better monitor, plan, manage and optimize capacity and associated facility resources with Power Assure’s energy management software to reduce power costs, extend data center life, and automate existing processes without compromising service levels. Read more

Sidera Networks Delivers Low-Latency Connectivity to New Jersey Data Center

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Webmaster ToolboxNEW YORK, NY – Sidera Networks, the premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions, announced today that it has extended its fiber optic network to the DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT) data center in Piscataway, New Jersey (“NJ1”) providing diverse, low-latency connectivity to the site.

DFT’s tenants now can benefit from ultra low-latency connectivity to key financial exchanges and carrier hotels through diverse routes available through Sidera’s Xtreme Network. DFT’s NJ1 data center is now a network node on Sidera’s ultra low-latency Xtreme Network and is directly connected to two of the major carrier hotels in the NY metro area — 111 Eighth Avenue and 165 Halsey Street. Read more

StrataScale Announces Expansion into New Northern Virginia Data Center

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Webmaster ToolboxSACRAMENTO, CA – StrataScale, Inc. announced today the expansion into a data center building in Northern Virginia owned and operated by its parent company. StrataScale’s cloud and server hosting business growth in Northern California has been dramatic and resulted in numerous expansions in terms of its sales team, suite of products and executive management. The data center addition is in line with the company’s overall sales projections and corporate goals.

With utilization of the Ashburn facility, StrataScale now offers a greater geographic reach in delivering its innovative fully automated, fully integrated, and self-managed IaaS. The robust product offering of dedicated server and cloud hosting solutions, as well as colocation services, through a single portal interface is a powerful combination to meet the IT infrastructure needs and challenges of business today. Read more

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