On Thursday August 8, one of Equinix’s Los Angeles data centers became the proud recipient of a rebate from Southern California Edison (SCE) for upgrades to the facility that helped boost energy efficiency. The rebate, which totals $1,060,000, is part of SCE’s program offered to businesses to offset capital investments that result in saving energy. Over a year ago, Equinix presented SCE with the following plan to spend $4.2 million on energy-saving initiatives at their LA3 International Business ExchangeTM (IBX®)
Brocade: Improving Data Center Cooling Efficiency Customized In-Row Cooling (IRC) units can help organizations achieve significant cost and energy savings across data centers of various sizes and configurations. This case study describes how Brocade® is utilizing IRC units from Custom Mechanical Systems to boost data center efficiency, reliability, and scalability. The Challenge: Cool the Data Center More Efficiently As an industry-leading network solutions provider, Brocade helps organizations achieve strategic business objectives such as consolidation, network convergence, virtualization, and cloud computing.