Tag Archive for 'computer'

Is mineral oil one answer to reducing Guernsey’s data centre electricity use?

May 5th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Green Revolution Cooling uses a white mineral oil to cool computer servers. Sometime ago the energy cost of running a data centre over the life of the equipment overtook the hardware cost of the equipment. Computer servers produce copious amounts of heat, which has to be removed from the servers to allow them to function […]

Publication – Insecurity in the Supply of Electrical Energy: An emerging threat to information and communication technologies?

January 15th, 2011 by University of Leicester

This monograph evaluates the consequences for ICT users of failures in the supply of electricity. As demand for electricity grows it is vital that the electricity generating industry expands its capacity. It is also vital that the networks (grids) that deliver that electricity are up to the task. There is talk in Britain of an […]