Building the Data Center of the Future: Effective Energy-Efficient Design



The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), located at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, provides powerful computers and expert support that help thousands of scientists and engineers across the country improve our world. NCSA and its partners are at work on the Blue Waters project, which will provide the national research community with a sustained-petaflop supercomputer that is many times more powerful than the current resources available for non-classified scientific research.


IBM is a world leader in data center design and implementation. IBM has built over 30 million square feet of raised floor for its clients, and has assembled and run over 8 million square feet of raised floor for itself and outsourcing clients. The company is focused on the future of data centers and has recently unveiled two of the greenest, most sophisticated data centers in the world—at IBM's Boulder, Colorado facility and in Raleigh, North Carolina.


HP Critical Facilities Services, delivered by EYP MCF specializes in strategic technology planning, design, and operations support for data centers and high-performance computing facilities. As part of HP's data center transformation solution, HP Critical Facilities Services, delivered by EYP MCF provides technical expertise to help clients increase energy and space efficiency to facilitate business growth.


Clayco is one of the nation's largest, privately owned, full-service real estate development, design and construction firm specializing in the art and science of building. Clayco provides design-build project delivery nationwide for corporate, government, industrial, institutional, residential markets, and banking institutions.


Nova is exclusively dedicated to the development of Mission Critical data centers throughout North America, the United Kingdom, Europe and the Middle-East. Our design-build expertise is focused on rapid delivery for our customers; from conceptual design straight through to a commissioned, world-class data center.


Hitec Power Protection, is the leading manufacturer of diesel Rotary Continuous Power Supply system. And for 50 years we have providded global Fortune 500, Internet/Data Center, Simicondustor, Industrial Process and various other industries with clean, reliable and continuous power for mission critical operations.