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Dec. 18, 2014: McKinstry, Sabey Build Data Center Environment Simulator

Allows Data Center Owners to Simulate Actual Operating Conditions Prior to Installing Servers

McKinstry, a design-build-operate-and-maintain firm, and Sabey Data Centers, a leading owner, developer, and operator of data center properties, have partnered to develop a product called the Mobile Commissioning Assistant for data center owners, allowing them to simulate actual operating conditions prior to installing servers.


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America’s Data Centers Have Potential to Cut Energy Waste by 40 Percent

Improved Energy Efficiency Could Save Over $3 Billion Annually

Much of the massive amounts of electricity that America’s data centers use to support our business and online activity is being wasted running computer servers doing little or no work most of the time, according to a report released in August by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).


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Sept. 5, 2014: Optimum Energy Named a ‘Cool Vendor’ in Data Center Power and Cooling Report

Company’s Optimization Solutions Are Uniquely Suited to the Needs of the Data Center Environment

Optimum Energy, a provider of data-driven HVAC energy optimization for enterprise facilities, announced it has been named as one of five “Cool Vendors in Data Center Infrastructure Management, Power and Cooling, 2014” in a report by Gartner1 Inc., a leading information technology research and advisory company.


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July 28, 2014: NREL Wins R&D 100 Award for Supercomputer Using Warm-Water Cooling

Warm Water Prevents Heat Build-up and Saves Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced that it has won an R&D 100 award, in collaboration with Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP), for its HP Apollo Platform for High-Performance Computing.


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May 8, 2014: 3M Introduces New Data Center Immersion Cooling Technology

Proof-of-Concept System Demonstrates the Technology

3M has announced the development of a fully functional supercomputer developed in collaboration with Intel and SGI that uses a new two-phase immersion cooling technology from 3M that reduces energy use while increasing supercomputer efficiency.


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March 11, 2014: New Publication Provides Background on PUE Data Center Metric

For This Book, All Previously Published Material Related to PUE Was Consolidated and Augmented

Power usage effectiveness (PUE™) has become the industry-preferred and globally adopted metric for measuring the energy efficiency of data centers. To provide detailed guidance, ASHRAE and The Green Grid have published PUE: A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric.


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Feb. 12, 2014: Schneider Electric Collaborates with HP on Data Center Management

Joint Solution to Help Bridge the Gap Between IT and Facilities

Schneider Electric has announced a collaboration with HP to deliver a joint data center and IT management solution that provides consistent views for both facilities and IT professionals within an organization resulting in increased collaboration and efficiency.


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Dec. 11, 2013: ASHRAE Seeking Comments on Data Center Energy Standard

Standard Developed to Recognize the Energy Performance Profiles Unique to Data Centers
Because high plug loads and rapidly advancing IT technology make data centers significantly different from commercial buildings, a purposed standard from ASHRAE that specifically addresses the energy requirements of data centers is now open for advisory public review.


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Dynamic Cooling Control Provides Substantial Data Center Energy Savings

Ongoing Benefits Provided Through Cooling Infrastructure Visualization and Equipment Performance Benchmarking
Vigilent®, a provider of dynamic cooling management™ systems, announced that it has worked with Avnet Inc., a leading global technology distributor, to improve the cooling energy efficiency of Avnet's North American data center.


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Oct. 9, 2013: Schneider Electric Introduces Intelligent Data Center Cooling System

Offers Improved Cooling Capacity, Increased Flexibility
Schneider Electric has announced the launch of EcoAisle™, what the company calls an intelligent thermal containment system that increases data center cooling efficiency while protecting critical IT equipment and data center personnel.


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