Posts Tagged with “data center”

Bryant’s innovative data center named for former VP of information services

July 16th, 2012

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Arthur S. Gloster, who retired as Bryant's vice president for information services in 2011, returned to campus on July 10 for the dedication of the University's data center in his name, above.

Five years ago, in partnership with IBM and APC, Gloster led the initiative to turn the data center into a model of energy-efficient green technology. The initiative enabled Bryant to realize a 15 percent reduction in energy consumption and a 42 percent reduction in cooling — results that were so substantial, the University decided to implement the same "smart building" technology in a number of buildings across campus.

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Achieving energy efficiency across campus

June 10th, 2012

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Revamping Bryant's data center, above, was a crucial element for turning the University's strategy of energy efficiency into a cost and energy savings reality, says Richard Siedzik, left.

In this EDUCAUSE Review article, Richard Siedzik, director of computer and telecommunications services, describes how Bryant's IT and Facilities departments collaborated on a project that reduced energy use through the introduction of smart buildings across campus.

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Bryant U. cuts energy expenses 15 percent with new data enter

February 28th, 2012

The University's green approach to energy management in its data center has generated campus-wide benefits, including significant decreases in energy costs, according to this article in University Technology.

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5 ways the smart city will change how we live in 2012

January 11th, 2012

An article on Fast Company's Exist blog notes Bryant University's smarter buildings project as an example of the way energy efficiency contributes to a community's sustainability:

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Universities find the virtualization sweet spot

January 6th, 2011

Bryant University's experiences with server virtualization are featured in this article in eCampus News.

Establishing solid policies and strict provisions for when ed-tech staffers can add another virtual server to the school's network are key to avoiding a glut of servers, says Bryant IT network analyst Jonathan Domen.

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Bryant data center cuts energy use by 15 percent

December 11th, 2010

A "smarter building" project at Bryant is helping to reduce energy consumption by 15 percent. The project monitors and controls building systems, including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, humidity, lighting, access control, video, and physical security campuswide.

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Bryant’s green computing efforts drawing attention in higher education

October 13th, 2010

Bryant University's green computing initiatives have saved money and energy. In two articles, one headlined "Blades of Glory," the other headlined "Trailblazing on a Budget," the November/December edition of EdTech Magazine takes a look at Bryant's scalable modular data center.

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