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 Gravity assisted cooling systems for data centers patent thumbnailGravity assisted cooling systems for data centers
Systems and methods are disclosed for cooling a computing facility housed in a structure surrounded by or nearby water. An inlet may and an outlet may be defined in a hull of a structure and a fluid path may extend between the inlet and outlet.

 Systems and methods for variable video production, distribution and presentation patent thumbnailSystems and methods for variable video production, distribution and presentation
Methods, apparatus, systems and machine readable medium for variable video production, distribution and presentation are disclosed. An example system to generate a variable video includes a data center storing a plurality of media assets and a composer communicatively coupled to the data center over a network.
R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company


 System and  network conscious edge to cloud sensing, analytics, actuation and virtualization patent thumbnailSystem and network conscious edge to cloud sensing, analytics, actuation and virtualization
The invention is method and apparatus for network conscious edge-to-cloud data aggregation, connectivity, analytics and actuation operate for the detection and actuation of events based on sensed data, with the assistance of edge computing software-defined fog engine with interconnect with other network elements via programmable internet exchange points to ensure end-to-end virtualization with cloud data centers and hence, resource reservations for guaranteed quality of service in event detection.. .

 Systems and methods for monitoring and managing communication paths patent thumbnailSystems and methods for monitoring and managing communication paths
Presently disclosed are systems and methods for monitoring and managing communication paths in data centers. One embodiment takes the form of a method that includes associating an end-to-end communication path with one or more service-level parameters, where a plurality of plccs are interconnected along the end-to-end communication path.
Xcelor Llc


 Dynamic virtual network topology discovery engine patent thumbnailDynamic virtual network topology discovery engine
Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for a realtime dynamic virtual network topology discovery engine to discover a dynamic network topology in virtualized networks in realtime. A processor that executes a network topology discovery engine can obtain network data that can describe elements of a data center and operational state of the elements.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


 Apparatus and  protection in a data center patent thumbnailApparatus and protection in a data center
A manner of providing redundancy protection for a data center network that is both reliable and low-cost. In a data center network where the data traffic between numerous access nodes and a network core layer via primary aggregation nodes, an optical network device such as and olt (optical line terminal) is provided as a backup aggregation node for one or more of the primary aggregation nodes.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


 System and methods for distributed uninterruptable power supplies patent thumbnailSystem and methods for distributed uninterruptable power supplies
According to one aspect, a distributed uninterruptible power supply (ups) for mounting in a data center rack is provided. The distributed power system includes an input constructed to receive alternating current (ac) input power, an ac bus coupled to the input, a dc bus constructed to couple to at least one dc load in the data center rack, a battery bus coupled to at least one battery, and at least one power module.
Schneider Electric It Corporation


 Point-based risk score for managing environmental systems patent thumbnailPoint-based risk score for managing environmental systems
Methods are provided for calculating a reserve value or a risk value for various locations in an environmentally-controlled space such as a data center, and using the reserve value or risk value to allocate environmental maintenance modules and/or load. For example, an influence model can predict a change in a sensor value at a location for a corresponding change in an operation level of an actuator of one of the environmental maintenance modules.
Vigilent Corporation


 Data center privacy patent thumbnailData center privacy
A data center has a plurality of secure processing units; a plurality of data stores holding encrypted data records; and a network connecting the secure processing units and the data stores. The secure processing units comprise computing functionality configured to execute a data processing operation in parallel on the secure processing units by being configured to read encrypted records from the stores, process one or more of the encrypted records within the secure processing units, send one or more of the encrypted records to the stores.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 System-replication control apparatus and system-replication control method patent thumbnailSystem-replication control apparatus and system-replication control method
A system-replication control apparatus includes a processor that executes a process. The process includes: monitoring a use state of a resource in each of data centers; storing facility information indicating resources respectively held by the data centers and a use cost of the resources, and replication condition applied when each system is replicated in a resource of another data center; and selecting a resource composition that satisfies the replication condition and that costs lower than a currently-selected resource, as a replication destination of the system, from among available resources by referring to the use state of the resource obtained at the monitoring and the facility information..
Fujitsu Limited


System and monitoring and measuring application performance using application index

A system and method for measuring the performance of an application using an index is presented. The system includes a plurality of computing devices, an application performance monitoring module, a consumer data center, a customer it development center.
Avekshaa Technologies Private Ltd

Application scaling management method and apparatus

An application scaling management method and apparatus are disclosed, so as to perform, in a case in which an application requires capacity expansion and remaining resources of a data center in which the application runs are insufficient, capacity expansion of the application by utilizing remaining resources of another data center, thereby improving resource utilization and capacity expansion efficiency.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

System and adding and storing groups of firmware default settings

A system, method and computer-readable storage devices for enabling improved management and installation of default configurations for firmware such as a basic input/output system (bios) or unified extensible firmware interface (uefi) on a computer motherboard. The system disclosed herein includes an additional storage device connected to system south bridge, which can store additional groups of default firmware configuration settings.
Quanta Computer Inc.

Power supply control controlling power supply

A power supply control apparatus, where the power supply control apparatus is configured to control power supply to a cabinet in a data center is presented, where the power supply control apparatus includes a communications module configured to receive an instruction of a network management center, and a controllable switch configured to adjust a capacity of the controllable switch according to the instruction to perform power-on/power-off control on the cabinet. In various embodiments, a power supply control apparatus may receive an instruction of a network management center, and can adjust a capacity of a controllable switch according to the instruction, which enhances power distribution flexibility, and therefore, a workload of changing a switch and a power cable can be reduced, and an engineering related risk can be avoided..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Method for manufacturing server room cooling apparatus and air conditioning system for data center provided with same

Provided is a method of manufacturing a server room cooling apparatus, the method including: providing a housing; providing at least one frame in the housing; providing, on the at least one frame, a barrier wall configured to divide a space inside the housing into at least two spaces; forming a mist ejection unit configured to eject mist to an outer air supplied from outside the server room cooling apparatus, at a side of a supply unit that is formed by the barrier wall and supplies outer air to a server room; forming a filter unit configured to filter outer air supplied from outside the server room cooling apparatus, at a side of the mist ejection unit; and forming an outer air inflow unit into which outer air flows, at one side of the filter unit.. .
Naver Business Platform Corporation

Energy efficient vertical data center

The vertical data center module is a multistory compact footprint data center unit that exploits vertical air movements, both downward and upward, to efficiently sustain conventional low-cost air-cooled computing systems. It integrates a hybrid cooling system that can benefit from an air-side economizer without compromising its compact footprint.
Vert.com Inc.

Identifying mobile device location and corresponding support center locations to provide support services over a network

A mobile device may receive updates, support and other data from a current data center agent platform. When the mobile device travels to another location the nearest data center agent may be different from the previous agent.
Kaseya Limited

Methods and systems for workload distribution

This invention relates to methods and systems for workload distribution, particularly in data centers, more particularly data centers which use fresh air cooling. Embodiments of the invention provide methods and systems which calculate a load value for each server which takes account of both the temperature of the server and its current job queue, and determine the server to which an incoming job should be allocated on the basis of the load values of the available servers..
Emirates Telecommunications Corporation

Load-balancing algorithms for data center networks

Multipath load-balancing algorithms, which can be used for data center networks (dcns), are provided. A multipath load-balancing algorithm can be, for example, a distributed multipath load-balancing algorithm or a centralized multipath load-balancing algorithm.
The Florida International University Board Of Trustees

In-vehicle content delivery system operable in autonomous mode and non-autonomous mode

Multimedia content may be delivered to content consumer devices via a content-delivery network. Encrypted content and cryptography keys for decrypting the content may be distributed from a data center to various nodes of the content-delivery network, each node acting as a semi-independent content-delivery system.
Gogo Llc

Container data center

A space-efficient container data center with cooling devices extending outside but which can be retracted for ease of container transport includes a cabinet and a function module. The cabinet includes a plurality of plates and a bottom.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Hybrid cloud information management system

A system may include a processor and a memory device having instructions executable by the processor to cause the processor to determine a list of available virtual data centers corresponding to pools of computing resources located on computing devices of service providers. The processor may receive a selection signal via a network from a computing device of a client corresponding to the client's selection of a virtual data center from the list.
Presidio Llc

Method and dynamic data flow control using prioritization of data requests

A data center determines whether requested content is available at the data center. The content is available when the content is both present at the data center and current.
Parallel Networks Llc

Securing a server before connecting the server to a data communications network

Securing a server before connecting the server to a data communications network in a data center may include: establishing a proximity-based communications connection with a service processor of a server, where the server is not coupled to a data communications network; and transmitting, via the proximity-based data communications connection, a digital certificate to the service processor of the server, where the digital certificate is configured to enable access to the server only by a system management server.. .
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Distributed tunneling for vpn

A novel method of providing virtual private access to a software defined data center (sddc) is provided. The sddc uses distributed vpn tunneling to allow external access to application services hosted in the sddc.
Nicira, Inc.

Resource allocation method, packet communication method, and apparatus

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a resource allocation method, a packet communication method, and an apparatus. The resource allocation method includes: dividing, by a controller, a cloud data center network into multiple independent logical zones; allocating a corresponding tunnel label range to each logical zone; when a virtual network request for allocating a resource to a tenant is received, searching the logical zones to obtain a logical zone that meets the virtual network request; and allocating a tunnel label to the tenant according to a tunnel label range corresponding to the logical zone that meets the virtual network request.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Stretched subnet routing

In one embodiment, a method for improving routing for a stretched subnet includes receiving a first communication on a border leaf of the stretched subnet, where the border leaf is a top of rack (tor) switch configured to facilitate connectivity between an internal data center fabric and at least one external site associated with the stretched subnet, based on routing information received with the received communication, identifying a source address for the received communication as either from within the internal data center fabric or from the at least one external site, and if the source address is from the external site, storing an abbreviated route based on the source address in at least one hardware table, where the abbreviated route is a route to the at least one external site, and upon subsequent receipt of a second communication to be forwarded to the source address, forwarding the second communication in accordance with the abbreviated route.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Digital link viewer for data center interconnect nodes

A device may receive optical network information associated with a first optical node and a second optical node. The first optical node may be associated with a first group of optical devices.
Infinera Corporation

Capturing physical inventory in a data center

Capturing physical inventory in a data center includes: establishing a proximity-based data communications connection with a service processor of a server, the server installed at a location within a server rack; retrieving an identifier of the server via the proximity-based data communications connection; capturing, with a camera of the mobile computing device, a digital image of the server in the server rack; identifying, from the digital image, the location of the server within the server rack; and storing the identified location of the server within the server rack in association with the retrieved identifier.. .
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Method and configuring redundancy data center in cloud computing architecture

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for configuring a redundancy data center in a cloud computing architecture. The method includes receiving a request for configuring a redundancy data center dc for a specified network service ns; acquiring, from an affinity relationship information bank of application objects according to the request for configuring a redundancy dc, information about an affinity and/or anti-affinity relationship among application objects that support the specified network service, where application objects having an affinity relationship rare deployed in a same dc, and application objects having an anti-affinity relationship are deployed in different dcs; and selecting, from deployed dcs, a redundancy dc for the specified network service according to redundancy resource information of the deployed dcs and the acquired information about an affinity and/or anti-affinity relationship..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Optimizing power consumption by dynamic workload adjustment

A method and system for optimizing power consumption of a data center by dynamic workload adjustment. Workload of the data center is dynamically adjusted from a current workload distribution to an optimal workload solution.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for enhancing cooling efficiency of a computer room air conditioning unit

A method for enhancing the cooling efficiency of a computer room air conditioning unit, in a data center, is provided. Raised floor panels are carried on a pedestal support system.

Refresh of the binding tables between data-link-layer and network-layer addresses on mobility in a data center environment

A method for assisting communication of a source host upon movement from a first data center (dc) to a second dc is disclosed. The method includes identifying that the source host has moved from the first dc to the second dc, ensuring that packets identifying a source as the source host in the second dc are copied to a control plane network element, and, for a first destination host identified in a first packet copied to the control plane network element and identified as a host that is not in the second dc, updating an address resolution protocol (arp)/neighbor discovery protocol (ndp) cache of the source host by sending, to the source host, a first arp message/unsolicited neighbor advertisement specifying a media access control (mac) address of an edge router associated with the source host in the second dc as a destination mac address for the first destination host..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Refresh of the binding tables between data-link-layer and network-layer addresses on mobility in a data center environment

A method for assisting communication of a source host upon movement from a first data center (dc) to a second dc is disclosed. The method includes identifying that the source host has moved from the first dc to the second dc, ensuring that packets identifying a source as the source host in the second dc are copied to a control plane network element, and, for a first destination host identified in a first packet copied to the control plane network element and identified as a host that is not in the second dc, updating an address resolution protocol (arp)/neighbor discovery protocol (ndp) cache of the source host by sending, to the source host, a first arp message/unsolicited neighbor advertisement specifying a media access control (mac) address of an edge router associated with the source host in the second dc as a destination mac address for the first destination host..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

System and monitoring and managing objects across data centers

A computer implemented method for monitoring and managing one or more objects on granular object level across datacenters is provided. The method includes following steps: (i) creating an application id; (ii) searching the one or more objects across the datacenters; (iii) adding the one or more objects to the application id; (iv) monitoring configurations of the one or more objects; (iv) providing a graphical depiction of logs of the one or more objects; (v) providing an option to check a work order and configuration changes of the one or more objects; (vi) providing a graphical depiction of the configuration changes occurred on the one or more objects over a period of time; (vii) providing a trend graph for the one or more objects; and (viii) creating a new rule for the application id to monitor and manage the one or more objects on granular object level..
Payoda Inc.

Control circuit for controlling cooling fan of data center

A control circuit for controlling a cooling fan is defined in a data center. The control circuit includes a cooling fan, a controller, a switch unit, and a control unit.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Impact notification system

Methods for notifying, in the event of a power outage, planned maintenance activity, a plurality of stakeholders of an enterprise infrastructure. The enterprise infrastructure may include components and relationships between components.
Bank Of America Corporation

Workload migration across cloud providers and data centers

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for virtual workload orchestration. In some embodiments, a first cloud provider can obtain a virtual machine image and convert the virtual machine image to a virtual image format based on an environment associated with a second cloud provider.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Gang migration of virtual machines using cluster-wide deduplication

Datacenter clusters often employ live virtual machine (vm) migration to efficiently utilize cluster-wide resources. Gang migration refers to the simultaneous live migration of multiple vms from one set of physical machines to another in response to events such as load spikes and imminent failures.
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

System and facilitating optimization of cooling efficiency of a data center

Disclosed is a system and method for facilitating optimizing cooling efficiency of a data center. The method may comprise receiving a layout of the data center.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Network interface card having embedded virtual router

A high-performance, scalable and drop-free data center switch fabric and infrastructure is described. The data center switch fabric may leverage low cost, off-the-shelf packet-based switching components (e.g., ip over ethernet (ipoe)) and overlay forwarding technologies rather than proprietary switch fabric.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Information processing device and data center system

A calculation unit calculates a priority for investigating each of a plurality of services operated by a first system and a second system that is a cluster configuration and is divided into a plurality of nodes in a plurality of data center, when the services are handed over from the first system to the second system, based on a degree of influence on a client device that uses the services and a degree of importance of each of the services. An output unit outputs the calculated priority..
Fujitsu Limited

De-congesting data centers with wireless point-to-multipoint flyways

In one embodiment, a source top-of-rack (tor) switch may identify multiple destination tor switches from a group of tor switches to send data traffic to. The source tor switch may be connected to the group of tor switches via a base network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

System, two-way transport of data over a single fiber strand

The systems, apparatuses and methods of the present invention set forth improvements to the problems of the current pairing or duplex paradigm, resulting in a dramatic increase in fiber transmission efficiency, accomplished explicitly by restructuring presently-aligned c-band wavelengths into innovative dwdm transmit and receive formats, and through implementing photonic-wave changes, which directs ethernet data flow onto new path adaptations. These improvements could reduce line haul expenses significantly, believed to reach a projected 50% less requirement/deployment of fiber strands.
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative

Methods and systems relating to optical networks

data center interconnections, which encompass wscs as well as traditional data centers, have become both a bottleneck and a cost/power issue for cloud computing providers, cloud service providers and the users of the cloud generally. Fiber optic technologies already play critical roles in data center operations and will increasingly in the future.
Aeponyx Inc.

Electronic anti-counterfeiting system and electronic anti-counterfeiting method thereof

The present invention, which is applicable to the field of electronic anti-counterfeiting technology, provides an electronic anti-counterfeiting system and an electronic anti-counterfeiting method using the same. The electronic anti-counterfeiting system comprises: a server disposed in a data center, the server comprising a database which stores the information about the logistics code and the anti-counterfeiting code of goods and the goods' production, transportation, sales and authenticity information corresponding to the information about the logistics code and the anti-counterfeiting code; at least one sales terminal in communication with the server, the sales terminal, after reading the logistics code of the goods, sending to the server such information that the goods is sold; and at least one query terminal in communication with the server, the query terminal, after reading the anti-counterfeiting code of the goods, sending the anti-counterfeiting code to the server to gain access to query result information returned from the server.

Parallel processing of data for an untrusted application

An untrusted application is received at a data center including one or more processing modules and providing a native processing environment. The untrusted application includes a data parallel pipeline.
Google Inc.

Control center system for searching and managing objects across data centers

A centralized control center system for searching and managing one or more objects on granular object level in one or more datacenters is provided. The control center system includes a memory unit, and a processor.
Payoda Inc.

System and providing a messaging application program interface

A system and method for providing a message bus component or version thereof (referred to herein as an implementation), and a messaging application program interface, for use in an enterprise data center, middleware machine system, or similar environment that includes a plurality of processor nodes together with a high-performance communication fabric (or communication mechanism) such as infiniband. In accordance with an embodiment, the messaging application program interface enables features such as asynchronous messaging, low latency, and high data throughput, and supports the use of in-memory data grid, application server, and other middleware components..
Oracle International Corporation

Systems and methods relating to host configuration optimization in a data center environment

Systems and methods are disclosed for calculating and utilizing a variable cpu weighting factor for host configuration optimization in a data center environment. According to one illustrative embodiment, implementations may utilize actual workload profiles to generate variable cpu weighting factor(s) to optimize host configurations..
Virtustream, Inc.

Determining power capping policies for a computer device

Aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques for accurately determining maximum and minimum power capping values that may be used to increase power use efficiency (pue) and reliability of a computing environment (e.g., a data center comprising one or more servers).. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.



Data Center topics:
  • Data Center
  • Communications
  • Virtual Machine
  • Telecommunications
  • Data Processing
  • Networking
  • Telecommunications Equipment
  • Telecommunication
  • Air Conditioning
  • User Interface
  • Local Area Network
  • Data Packet
  • Data Storage
  • Decryption
  • Power Management


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