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Energy Magazine features- AlternateEsource

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–For over ten years, Alternate Energy Source has provided unique solutions for the growing challenge of energy management and data integrity within Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM). As the use of virtual cloud storage increases, so does the dependency on physical networks, servers, and energy sources. Regardless if a data center is remote or …

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Need for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

There is one data center concern that overwhelms all others: the need for energy efficiency. At one time, energy costs were viewed as a given, compared to the expenses in hardware purchases and labor for operations. But as hardware became more efficient and automated procedures more prevalent, the cost of energy has steadily risen to …

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Obama Nominates Energy Dream Team

Obama Nominates Energy Dream TeamThis week, President Obama made three nominations to complete the team that will manage energy and environmental issues throughout his second term.  These nominees include Ernest Moniz for energy secretary, Sylvia Matthews Burwell as White House budget director, and Gina McCarthy for EPA administrator.  Obama declared his confidence that these three …

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The 10 Commandments of Off-Site Modular Data Center Construction

The 10 Commandments of Off-Site Modular Data Center Construction Is your bible on data center construction up to date? Unlike ancient texts, the guiding principles for new data center construction aren’t timeless. In fact, they are evolving rapidly as data center owners discover new alternatives to gain the capacity their users and customers need, and …

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Optimizing Resources – Data Centers

Optimizing Resource Management for Converged Infrastructure May 2012 Adapted from Worldwide Enterprise Server 2012 Top 10 Predictions by Matthew Eastwood, Jean S. Bozman, Jed Scaramella, Lloyd Cohen, Michelle Bailey, Kuba Stolarski, Reuben Miller, IDC #232823 Sponsored by Egenera In today’s datacenters, the massive growth in the numbers of devices, users, applications, and virtual machines (VMs) …

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Energy efficient lighting a priority- The “PoE” benefit

Energy-efficient lighting moving to top of customer priority list. Updated publication Jan 2024 New research could provide insight into utility lighting programs. Research across 2,000 customers of three utilities revealed that annual energy savings from lighting is becoming increasingly important, ranking third for most applications. Now in 2024 energy efficiency is top of mind.   …

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Goldman Sachs – Modular Data Centers

  Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs will begin using modular data centers to deploy its IT infrastructure, and is working to deploy modules across three continents, the companies said today. The shift by Goldman Sachs represents a major vote of confidence in modular data center capacity, a trend which began with servers housed in 40-foot-long …

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How can everything be a Microgrid?

Smart Energy Basics:  How can everything be a Microgrid? On the smart grid roadmap team, we would declare “Every end node is a microgrid!” When pressed, we would say “Remember, microgrids are recursive.” Sometimes an observer would ask how we communicated with these microgrids. “Information only flows through the ESI!” (Energy Services Interface). We would …

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