Future Facilities Sherman Ikemoto recently wrote an article for Data Center Knowledge entitled “A Forgotten Data Center Cost: Lost Capacity”. In the article, Sherman explains that “most data centers never achieve the capacity for which they were designed”. Often 30 percent or more of data center capacity is lost in operation. On a global scale, out of 15.5 GW of available data center capacity, a minimum of 4.65 GW is unusable. At industry averages, this […]
Datacenter Dynamics Focus recently featured Hurricane Electric in an article highlighting NanoTech’s move to HE’s Freemont 2 Data Center. From the Article: “Colocation and Internet backbone provider Hurricane Electric announced that NanoTech Entertainment has chosen its Fremont 2 data center for the expansion of its online infrastructure. To prepare for the release of several upcoming cloud-based IPTV and mobile phone applications, NanoTech has signed a multi-year contract with Hurricane Electric.” Click here to read more.
Hurricane Electric’s Owen DeLong recently wrote an article for Data Center knowledge entitled “Carrier Grade NAT – A Look at the Tradeoffs”. In it, he writes that “The IETF defines Carrier-Grade NAT (CGN) as large-scale Network Address Translation (NAT) implemented by a service provider. In most cases, CGN is implemented as a layer of IPv4-to-IPv4 NAT on top of the “traditional” NAT implemented at the subscriber side of the connection. There are significant challenges introduced […]
Future Facilities’ Sales Manager Christina Pastrana and Engineer Tom Wu were recently interviewed in a video at Data Center World on how their software can help maximize data center capacity. Click here for the article and video on data center knowledge.
The Data Center Manager Who Best Deploys IT Equipment in a Virtual Facility Will Win an iPad NASHVILLE, TN, Sep 26, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Future Facilities North America (Future Facilities NA), a leading provider of predictive Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software, today announced that it will host a contest of data center deployment mastery at Data Center World. Contest participants will deploy IT equipment in a Virtual Facility pre-built with Future Facilities’ […]
Bluestone Energy’s retrofit of multiple zColo data centers in the U.S. was recently featured in an article in Mission Critcal Magazine. From the article: zColo, a Zayo Group Company, recently hired Bluestone Energy Services, LLC, a division of OpTerra Energy, to implement a comprehensive energy program at its Newark colocation facility at 165 Halsey St. At the 45,000-sq-ft data center, Bluestone Energy managed a comprehensive and holistic data center energy program that will reduce annual […]
Hurricane Electric’s President Mike Leber was recently interviewed for Data Center Knowledge about the company’s recent announcement to expand their Fremont 2 facility. From the article: Hurricane Electric, which operates the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, has secured $13 million in financing from Bank of the West to fund a major expansion of its data center in Fremont, Calif. The company will use the funds to build and outfit 24,000 square feet of data center […]
Hurricane Electric was recently featured in article in the Silicon Valley Business Journal about their new expansion. From the article: A Fremont-based data-center company is beefing up its footprint thanks to $13 million in new financing. Hurricane Electric will use the funding, provided by Bank of the West, to expand one of its two Fremont data centers by 24,000 square feet. The build-out will provide new space for additional tenants as demand for data-center services continues […]
Polargy recently was featured in Data Center Knowledge in an article about their new line of tool-less blanking panels. From the article: The panels’ “Hook-Swing-Snap” design enables installation and removal without tools, providing data center operators with improved flexibility in server rack maintenance. Installation consists simply of sliding a panel’s pivot pins into a rack’s mounting rail holes and snapping slide tabs at the opposite side of the panel into the opposing rail. A gasket […]
Owen DeLong, IPv6 evangelist at Hurricane Electric, was recently interviewed for a New York Times article on IPv6 day. From the article: What is IPv6? Every device that connects to the Internet has an address, called an IP address (for Internet protocol), which comes in a string of numbers. IPv6 is a new protocol for Internet addresses. The old protocol, known as IPv4, was designed to accommodate labs, universities and the military, when the Internet was […]