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Articles by Kevin Heslin

Safety First

February 19, 2010
Our March/April issue has caused me to reflect on safety standards.
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The Importance of Learning

January 29, 2010
That’s why I wanted to call attention to an announcement made by IBM today. The company unveiled a new experiential exhibit at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort, which invites guests to discover the possibilities of building a smarter planet. The exhibit is powered by a new Smarter Data Center, providing a real-life demonstration of optimized computing that reduces energy costs by up to 25 percent.
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Building Greenfield Data Centers

January 22, 2010

Mission Critical exists to meet this need for information. If you are reading this blog, I know you are interested in improving reliability, lowering PUE, or both, at a facility. You'll probably also want to attend our special webinar series on Building a Greenfield Data Center, to be held on March 17th, April 15th, and May 13th. I'll be announcing speakers soon, but set these dates aside as I am expecting more than 4-hours of presentations from industry experts with considerable time set aside for q&a.


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What to Expect in 2010

January 6, 2010
Watch as I gaze into my crystal ball; nine predictions for 2010. Editor Kevin Heslin predicts change in the data center industry; beyond that, no guarantees.
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Our 25 Top Web Stories of 2009

December 18, 2009
The end of a year is a good time for reflection and also a good time for looking ahead. Don't ask why that is so. I don't know. People
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What is Useful Work?

December 11, 2009
A tale of computation issues
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Finding a Solution to Security Threats

November 6, 2009
The Applied Science Center of Innovation and Excellence in Homeland Security is one effort to keep the nation safe.

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7x24Exchange: Committed to Reliability

October 30, 2009
Celebrating 20 years of bringing the industry together
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