Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News
SYS-CON.TV
Cloud Expo & Virtualization 2009 East
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
IBM
Smarter Business Solutions Through Dynamic Infrastructure
IBM
Smarter Insights: How the CIO Becomes a Hero Again
Microsoft
Windows Azure
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
Why VDI?
CA
Maximizing the Business Value of Virtualization in Enterprise and Cloud Computing Environments
ExactTarget
Messaging in the Cloud - Email, SMS and Voice
Freedom OSS
Stairway to the Cloud
Sun
Sun's Incubation Platform: Helping Startups Serve the Enterprise
POWER PANELS:
Cloud Computing & Enterprise IT: Cost & Operational Benefits
How and Why is a Flexible IT Infrastructure the Key To the Future?
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts
RagingWire Earns EPA's ENERGY STAR Certification for Second California Data Center
EPA Award Recognizes RagingWire for Leading the Colocation Industry With "Green Data Centers" That Deliver 100% Availability

SACRAMENTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/13 -- RagingWire Data Centers, the nation's premier data center provider, announced today that its second data center in Sacramento, California (CA2) has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification. This accomplishment signifies that this mission-critical building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. In 2011, RagingWire's other Sacramento data center (CA1) became the first multi-tenant data center colocation facility to be awarded EPA ENERGY STAR certification. Combined, these two facilities contain over 500,000 square feet of data center space and 54 megawatts of critical IT power making it one of the largest commercial multi-tenant data center campuses in the state of California.

"ENERGY STAR is a trusted seal of approval for environmental stewardship from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy and we are proud to earn the award for our second data center in California," said George Macricostas, chairman and CEO at RagingWire. "Energy efficiency and conservation are important parts of the RagingWire culture. We have pushed hard to lead the colocation industry in energy efficiency and availability and we will continue in this effort as we expand our facilities."

RagingWire is one of the few 2012 ENERGY STAR-certified data centers focused on multi-tenant colocation services. Additionally, according to the EPA ENERGY STAR website, RagingWire's CA2 data center efficiency score outpaced any other colocation data center earning the certification for 2012. RagingWire was also recognized by the EPA as a "Low Carbon IT Champion" and featured in a case study and public service announcement in recognition for saving 8 million kWh per year, enough electricity to light 4,000 homes annually, and reducing carbon (CO2) emissions by 6,000 tons per year, equivalent to the annual emissions of over 1,000 cars.

"EPA congratulates RagingWire on earning the ENERGY STAR for their second Sacramento data center," said Jean Lupinacci, chief of the ENERGY STAR program for commercial buildings and industrial plants. "By analyzing their energy performance with EPA's Portfolio Manager and applying best practices learned through their first ENERGY STAR certified data center, RagingWire demonstrates the value of a portfolio-wide approach to saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions."

RagingWire took a holistic approach to improving efficiency and driving down energy consumption at its CA2 data center facility. For example, dynamic fan speed controls on computer room air handlers (CRAHs) and programmable logic controls (PLCs) match the cooling delivered to the data floor with the cooling required to maintain the top rack, cold aisle intake temperature. Increased waterside and airside economization is being used to drive down energy consumption with the electrical rooms being cooled 100% of the time by free outside air. Additional energy savings were created by installing high-capacity adiabatic humidification units in place of traditional gas-fired steam humidifiers. These innovative devices use heat from the air for evaporation, thus reducing air temperature and providing humidification.

RagingWire also teamed with their building automation system (BAS) vendors to improve automatic controls for the chiller plant and computer room air handler units (CRAHs) resulting in an optimized cooling flow to the data room floor and increased overall cooling efficiency. Many of these energy efficiency measures had been proven in RagingWire's first Sacramento data center which earned EPA's ENERGY STAR for data centers in 2011 after an efficiency-driven retrofit.

For more information about ENERGY STAR Certification for Data Centers: http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=prod_development.server_efficiency#rating.

About RagingWire Data Centers
RagingWire designs, builds, and operates mission critical data centers that deliver high-density power and 100% availability. The company has 650,000 square feet of critical data center infrastructure in Northern California and Ashburn, Virginia and the highest customer loyalty scores in the industry. Their patented power delivery systems and EPA ENERGY STAR rated facilities lead the data center market in reliability and efficiency. With flexible colocation solutions for retail and wholesale buyers, a carrier neutral philosophy, and unmatched customer service, RagingWire meets the needs of top enterprise, Internet, and government organizations. More information is available at www.ragingwire.com.

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Press Contact
RagingWire
Jim Leach
jleach@ragingwire.com
571-383-8895 (mobile)

About Marketwired .
Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Cloud Developer Stories
StackIQ offers a comprehensive software suite that automates the deployment, provisioning, and management of Big Infrastructure. With StackIQ’s software, you can spin up fully configured big data clusters, quickly and consistently — from bare-metal up to the applications layer — ...
In her General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Anne Plese, Senior Consultant, Cloud Product Marketing, at Verizon Enterprise, will focus on finding the right mix of renting vs. buying Oracle capacity to scale to meet business demands, and offer validated Oracle database TCO models fo...
As Platform as a Service (PaaS) matures as a category, developers should have the ability to use the programming language of their choice to build applications and have access to a wide array of services. Bluemix is IBM's open cloud development platform that enables users to easi...
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, will discuss how for this to be effective you not only need to have inf...
Compute virtualization has been transformational, yet security policy implementation and enforcement has lagged behind in agility and automation. There are a number of key considerations when implementing policy in private and hybrid clouds. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, H...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021



SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE