The Windows Azure U.S. Government Cloud for state, local and federal agencies will be hosted in U.S. data centers and managed by U.S. citizens.
Surges caused by arc fault failures have melted equipment and will delay operations at the $1.5 billion center for a year.
Large power transformers, which regulate voltage along the electricity supply chain, are soft spot in the power grid, experts say.
With NSF-backed funding, researchers will create energy-efficient optical network -– with silicon photonic switches –- to handle massive amounts of data.
The goal of any consolidation project is savings. Here’s a checklist to help make sure things go right.
Two data center operators recently announced plans to open colocation facilities targeting government customers.
Company unveils new product updates and services for high-performance databases, virtual desktop infrastructures.
Agencies can use Energy Savings Performance Contracts, under which they pay for work out of future energy savings.
Utah's state government cut its number of servers from 1,864 to 591 and saved $4 million on its IT budget.
It's not just the number of data centers to be shuttered, but the size of those centers and the energy they consume.
Chips that can effectively take advantage of multiple cores could be useful in government, giving agencies a way to downsize data centers and make them more efficient without losing processing capacity.
The virtualization company’s network virtualization and dynamic storage platforms for virtual machines give agencies more options to move workloads across IT infrastructures.
EMC, IBM offer robots that rove data centers in search of temperature anomalies and other indicators of how well the center is maintaining an efficient power curve.