Hardware


State Program Funds Solar Project at U Maryland College Park

With the help of a Maryland state energy program, the University of Maryland, College Park is gearing up to deploy a 631 kilowatt solar rooftop installation.

Dell Intros Hyperscale-Inspired Server for High-Performance Computing

Designed to accelerate virtualization and cloud-computing deployments, Dell's new PowerEdge C6145 boasts two four-socket AMD Opteron 6100-series processor-based servers in a 2U form factor, with 10 PCIe card slots.

MIT Energy Savings Program Beats First Year Goal

A partnership between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Massachusetts energy company to reduce electrical use on campus by 15 percent has surpassed the initial target a year after it was formed.

Tech Gets Physical

Technology is helping facilities managers achieve significant efficiencies, although not everyone agrees on who should be responsible for what.

U Central Florida Streamlines Administrative Apps

The University of Central Florida has is wrapping up a multi-year implementation of new enterprise applications that includes a combination of Oracle software and Sun hardware to streamline its administrative processes and help manage student growth.

New York U Powers Up New Uber-Efficient CoGen Plant

New York University has completed construction of an underground co-generation plant that's expected to save the university between $5 million and $8 million annually in energy costs.

U Iowa To Control Lab Environment with Aircuity

The University of Iowa in Iowa City will be expanding its use of environmental control technology in its labs as those buildings are constructed or renovated.

Coppin State U Houses 500 Kilowatt Solar Plant

Baltimore's Coppin State University is the site of a new 500 kilowatt photovoltaic plant that will go online this spring.

Erskine College Beefs Up Network To Support Electronic Learning

In an effort to support electronic learning initiatives on and off its campus, a small college in rural South Carolina will be overhauling its IT infrastructure with a new wired and wireless network.

Meraki Enters Wired Market, Introduces Network as a Service Pricing

Meraki is taking Cisco head-on and entering the wired networking gear space with the release of two new routers intended for branch deployment. However, the company, which up until now has specialized in catering to the wireless space, continues its practice of pushing device management into the cloud.