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Data Center: One Moos and One Hums, but They Could Help Power Google

Data Center: One Moos and One Hums, but They Could Help Power Google

Posted 05.20.2010 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

America’s dairy farmers could soon find themselves in the computer business, with the manure from their cows possibly powering the vast data centers of companies like Google and Microsoft.

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Data Center Survey: Cyberterrorism, ‘Green,’ Storage All On The Rise

Posted 11.09.2009 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

The AFCOM association for data center management professionals on Tuesday unveiled the results of a survey of 436 data center sites, which found cyberterrorism to be an increasing concern, mainframe deployment to be on the decline, storage deployment to be on the rise, and “green” technologies to be definitely happening. AFCOM members include 4,500 administrators […]

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Parking: Parking Drives Transit Movement

Posted 10.26.2009 | Categories: Parking Facilities | No Comments

The memorable lyrics of Joni Mitchell’s hit song Big Yellow Taxi became a rallying cry for the environmental movement: “They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.” Almost 40 years later, the industry behind often vilified concrete structures such as parking lots and garages has joined the movement and now is a central player […]

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Data Center: Fortune Expanding South Bay Data Center

Data Center: Fortune Expanding South Bay Data Center

Posted 09.28.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

Locally based Fortune Data Centers will open the second phase of its “green” data center here within six months. The expansion is underway because its first phase, completed early this year and containing 43,000 square feet of fully powered IT floor space in a 78,000 square foot building, is at 100% capacity, according to Fortune […]

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Data Centers: UMass Med Plans $16M Data Center

Data Centers: UMass Med Plans $16M Data Center

Posted 08.26.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is building a $16 million data center at its South Street campus in Shrewsbury to replace two older data centers, according to school officials. UMass Medical has two data centers. One that’s 20 years old and a second one that is about 10 years old. The two older data […]

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Student Housing: Construction Starts at UC Davis’ West Village; Grant Supports Goal of ‘Zero Net Energy’ Community

Student Housing: Construction Starts at UC Davis’ West Village; Grant Supports Goal of ‘Zero Net Energy’ Community

Posted 08.12.2009 | Categories: Student Housing | No Comments

A new $280 million community at the University of California, Davis — already innovative for its plan to mix student and employee housing, retail space and a community college center — is breaking ground in more ways than one, thanks to an almost $2 million grant from the California Energy Commission. The planners for West […]

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Data Centers: The new green, Data centers go au natural

Posted 08.11.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

LEED standard makes little dent overall, but L.L. Bean, Emerson say it changes approach Most data centers have the ambience of bomb shelters, but not one built by retailer L.L. Bean. The Freeport, Maine-based company made sure its new 18,000 square-foot data center had plenty of natural light and views of trees. It wanted something […]

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Student Housing: Universities vie for students with upscale housing

Student Housing: Universities vie for students with upscale housing

Posted 08.06.2009 | Categories: Student Housing | No Comments

One look at the 15-story transfer student apartment building, nearing completion at the northwest corner of the University of California San Diego campus, should raise the ambitions of community college scholars to complete their education there. There’s the billion-dollar view over Torrey Pines Golf Course and out to the Pacific. How about the granite countertops […]

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Data Centers: Data centers go underground

Data Centers: Data centers go underground

Posted 08.03.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

A bunker mentality can be helpful for security, backup and business continuity Computerworld – As Hurricane Ike bore down on Houston one Friday last September, the Continental Airlines’ flight operations center, located on the 14th floor of a glass-sided downtown high rise, suddenly went dark. For the airline’s pilots and flight crews, however, business proceeded […]

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Data Centers: Emerson Opens New Green Global Data Center

Data Centers: Emerson Opens New Green Global Data Center

Posted 07.30.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

Manufacturing and technology company Emerson opened its new $50 million state-of-the-art global data center today — a 35,000-square-foot facility that’s expected to be 31 percent more energy efficient than a standard facility. With Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and U.S. Rep. Roy Blunt on hand, the company conducted an opening ceremony at the St. Louis site, […]

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