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Compu Dynamics White Paper Examines the Optimization of Government and Enterprise Data Center Environments

Originally published to LinkedIn PULSE,

^FFB9A43B5B906FDC3E29F1EC95A971F615338AB2AA0C01FDD4^pimgpsh_fullsize_distrGiven the widespread adoption of cloud computing, the explosive growth of Over-the-Top (OTT) content and the increased use of virtualization in both federal and large enterprise networks’ compute and storage infrastructure, government-run facilities, enterprise data centers as well as colocation and cloud computing environments have become singularly focused on reducing waste in their IT infrastructure and underlying platforms.

In a white paper titled, “Essential Elements for Data Center Optimization: What Every Government and Enterprise Facility Operator Should Know,” Dan Ephraim, Director of Sales and Marketing at Compu Dynamics, explores solutions for data center optimization in light of new federal regulations, as well as best practices for increasing both government and enterprise facilities’ efficiency and performance. Providing a comprehensive overview of the proven methodologies facility operators can adopt to minimize risk and capture the full potential of their data center deployment, the white paper also examines recent federal regulations, including the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI), which mandates the planning and ongoing measurement of progress toward energy efficient IT operations. (more…)

Floor Utilization Effectiveness: The Data Center Design Metric You’re Not Considering

By Steve Altizer, President, Compu Dynamics, LLC

Steve AltizerAs a service provider to the colocation industry, we see the interiors of many wholesale, large retail and retail data centers both in the mid-Atlantic and around the country.  While power density design parameters have been slowly growing over time, the rate at which rack densities are increasing is clearly outpacing the rise in facility density (W / square foot). (more…)