Fortune Expanding South Bay Data Center – GlobeSt.com
Located at 2001 Fortune Drive, Fortune’s Phase 1 data center, its only data center, uses 30% less energy than the industry average. Sheputis says he’s confident the added capacity from phase two “will not only lower tenant operating costs, but also…lower power costs for our tenants.”
Classifying Green Storage – InformationWeek
The other option is to use less of what you have already. Popular here is deduplication or compression solutions built in to EMC and NetApp solutions or add ons from Storwize and Ocarina Networks. The power savings again is to provide you with the ability to buy less future storage. This is also the case with archive solutions like those from Permabit or Nexsan that feature denser storage to offer higher capacity in the same space.
Tech Companies Top Newsweek Green List – EcoGeek
The criteria went beyond the environmental-friendliness of their products, factoring in things like the companies’ greenhouse gas emissions, water use, waste disposal, environmental initiatives, pollution policies and even how they were viewed by consumers.
mini-SATA on its way, promises smaller drives – techETA
mini-SATA, or mSATA, is on the drawing board and should bring about a much smaller connection for solid state drives of the future…perhaps hoping for multiple mSATA connections for RAID action on mobile devices is a little premature.
…And this one is rated not safe your sysadmin’s blood pressure. Hope everyone affected by the floods there earlier this month are OK.
Data Center Security Cam recordings of 09.09.09 flood at Vodafone Istanbul, Turkey – YouTube/ugurob
And don’t forget more fresh-off-the-Web Green IT links at GigaOM Pro.
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