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HP installs first HP EcoPOD data centre

July 23, 2012 | By Alyssa Dalton

July 23, 2012 – HP has completed installation of an HP EcoPOD at its Alpharetta, Ga., next-generation data centre (NGDC), describing it as the world’s most efficient data centre. The HP EcoPOD is located on-site and expands the compute space of one of the HP data centres that was a part of the company’s original transformation to consolidate 85 internal IT data centres worldwide to six NGDCs. Fully populated, the 40′-HP EcoPOD will hold 2,000 new HP ProLiant and HP Integrity servers, the compute-capacity equivalent to approximately 20,000 sf. of the company’s existing NGDC space. According to the company, the HP EcoPOD can reduce energy use by 95% when compared to a traditional facility.


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