Tag Archives: data center efficiency

Energy Efficient Data Centers Will Power the Internet of Things

The brave new world of IoT will create unprecedented energy demands. Data center energy efficiency helps combat these energy consumption challenges of the future.

Supersize It! The Rise of the Phoenix Data Center Campus

Fast-growing data volumes—along with big data, analytics, the Internet of Things, and other strategic initiatives that require consolidated data sets—are fueling the need for today’s IT organizations to fully examine their data centers to retain their competitive edge.

Cutting Costs by Increasing Data Center Efficiency

Here’s a question for you: Would you buy a six-pack of soda, put it on your counter and turn up the air conditioning to make sure it stayed cold? Of course not.

IO.Ohio’s Chris Staggs on 3 Things to Look for When Choosing a Data Center

In the early 20th century, the area of Ohio called Miami River Valley – which now includes the Greater Dayton area – was a thriving center of innovation in America, leading the U.S. in patents per capita. Now 100 years later, Dayton’s startup community is leading a new culture of innovation. One that will depend […]

IO Showcase on AZ Tech Beat’s Startup Bus Tour

One day, when life slows down enough, IO President Anthony Wanger plans to write a book. Its title: “The Greatest Story Never Told.” The story is about how there’s nothing virtual about the digital world. And there’s nothing vaporous about the cloud.

IO Receives 2015 Environmental Quality Award

In New Jersey, municipalities and businesses are working hard to restore the health of the environment. Seventy-five percent of the cities and towns across the state have signed up to be part of the “Sustainable Jersey” program, promising to identify best practices and establish green initiatives. Many businesses are leading by example.

4 Ways to Maximize Data Center Efficiency

Environmental sustainability matters. For proof, look no further than this: 59% of the Fortune 100 and nearly two-thirds of the Global 100 have set greenhouse gas emissions reduction commitments, renewable energy commitments or both, according to a report by David Gardiner & Associates. But it’s not just about the environment; it’s about the bottom line, too. […]

Nigel Stevens on Managing Capacity in a World of Relentless Data Generation: Data Centre Scalability

In a recent article in Data Centre Solutions Europe, I shared some of the best ways for IT leaders to respond to exponential increases in data and the associated demand for IT capacity. I shared best practices for meeting your organization’s capacity needs today and into the future – even as future needs are uncertain. […]

Study: Modular Data Centers Reduce Energy Waste, Save Water, Eliminate CO2 – And Save Money

In a technical paper released today, IO Group Leader of Sustainability Patrick Flynn describes the first-ever study to accurately and effectively compare the energy use of a modular data center to the energy use of a traditional raised floor data center. (Spoiler alert: The modular data center was found to reduce energy costs by 19%, […]