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Archive for September, 2011

A recent report released this by JISC spells out the importance of data centres in the research community. Many data centre operators are not set up for efficient data sharing; especially across multiple sites. It is recommended that owners and managers of data centres in the UK read and digest the information in this report [...]


New research shows that data centre power consumption has increased by just under 60% in the last five years. Although this appears to be a big increase, it was way below the expectations of experts who had predicted it would double across this period because of the boom in data centre-powered services such as social [...]