University of Texas Open Green Data Center

The University of Texas has finished its new $32 million data center which support sustainability by using greener computing facilities. The University recently announced, the project which was approved in 2008 has just completed in July. The data center is designed to meet the school’s growing IT needs.

Reclaiming space for academic needs, the University data center features about 4,700 square feet of space for computing equipment, 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps network connections, it will lead to Significant Power and Cost Savings, redundant power and network, and dedicated remote management network..

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The new data center boosts both the physical and information security of IT resources ensuring user productivity, the school is consolidating its technology equipment and customer services department, making extra room in its academic buildings.

The data center is also significant ecologically-friendly and energy savings employing an uninterrupted power supply system from Active Power and cooling techniques.

The opening of the University of Texas data center comes around eight months after Syracuse University and IBM’s green data center went live.