Archive for April, 2009

#2 in the Top 10 ways to cut IT costs

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

2. Use SNMP to track power usage ... IT managers can turn on SNMP polling across various devices, such as light systems, and monitor power usage and thermostat levels without investing in power monitoring tools.... See:

Green Computing Power Index

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

See On the GCPI page, you'll see the HP BL2x220C comes in 4th place, after SiCortex, SGI and IBM Blue Gene/P. The SGI appears to be Intel architecture (Xeon X5472) while the others ahead of the HP are special purpose -- SiCortex Ice9, PowerPC 450. CUIT may  plan on running ...

Power Factor entry on Wikipedia

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

CUIT's "NYSERDA – Advanced Data Center Pilot Project" description

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Advanced Concept Data Center Pilot project will implement selected improvements in the University’s Morningside Data Center while also providing rigorous before-and-after-measurements to assure achievement of anticipated energy savings. NYSERDA has awarded the University a grant which, when matched with ...