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 Cooling electronic devices in a data center patent thumbnailCooling electronic devices in a data center
A data center cooling system includes a thermosiphon, an actuator coupled to the thermosiphon, and a controller. The thermosiphon includes an evaporator; a condenser; and at least one conduit coupled between the evaporator and the condenser to transport a working fluid between the evaporator and the condenser.
Google Inc.


 Modular it rack cooling assemblies and methods for assembling same patent thumbnailModular it rack cooling assemblies and methods for assembling same
A modular server rack cooling structure for cooling at least one server in at least one server rack of a data center assembly includes at least a first supporting member and at least a first heat exchanger. The first heat exchanger is coupled to the first supporting member, which is configured to position the first heat exchanger in heat transfer relationship with the at least one server.
Inertech Ip Llc


 Multiple cloud services delivery by a cloud exchange patent thumbnailMultiple cloud services delivery by a cloud exchange
In some examples, a network data center comprises a cloud-based services exchange point comprising a network, the cloud-based services exchange point operated by a cloud exchange provider that operates the network data center; and a programmable network platform comprising at least one programmable processor configured to receive a service request that specifies a plurality of cloud services provided by respective cloud service provider networks operated by respective cloud service providers, wherein the service request further specifies a topology for the plurality of cloud services; and provision, responsive to the service request, the cloud-based services exchange point to forward service traffic for the plurality of cloud services according to the topology for the plurality of cloud services.. .
Equinix, Inc.


 Application deployment engine patent thumbnailApplication deployment engine
Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for an application deployment engine. A processor that executes an application deployment engine can receive an application request.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


 System and  data center security enhancements leveraging server socs or server fabrics patent thumbnailSystem and data center security enhancements leveraging server socs or server fabrics
A data center security system and method are provided that leverage server systems on a chip (socs) and/or server fabrics. In more detail, server interconnect fabrics may be leveraged and extended to dramatically improve security within a data center..
Iii Holdings 2, Llc


 Mobile based multi-channel citizen account origination in digital economy patent thumbnailMobile based multi-channel citizen account origination in digital economy
A method for gathering and verifying customer information via sms and in-person representatives are provided. The method may include a business correspondent receiving and verifying customer information in-person; sending the customer information to a data center, via a business correspondent application (bc app), to create a customer account; sending the account information to the customer and the bc app; verifying the account information with the customer; and syncing the bc app with the data center..
International Business Machines Corporation


 Automated desktop placement patent thumbnailAutomated desktop placement
Systems and methods are presented for enabling a user to provide rules for the placement of computing resources at a data center for an entity that employs or is associated with the user. The data center can use the placement rules to select a data center computer system to host computing resources for a user.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


 Application provisioning system for requesting configuration updates for application objects across data centers patent thumbnailApplication provisioning system for requesting configuration updates for application objects across data centers
A computer implemented method for requesting configuration updates for one or more application objects using an application provisioning system is provided. The computer implemented method includes following steps: (i) creating an application provisioning template to receive one or more first inputs from a user for updating configuration of the one or more application objects; (ii) generating an application provisioning request for updating configuration of the one or more application objects based on the one or more first inputs; and (iii) generating a work order for the application provisioning request..
Payoda Inc.


 Acquiring information dynamically regarding a hardware component in the cloud computing system while on the floor of the data center patent thumbnailAcquiring information dynamically regarding a hardware component in the cloud computing system while on the floor of the data center
A method, system and computer program product for managing hardware components in a cloud computing environment. A mobile device captures an image of a bar code placed on a rack that is associated with an identifier that references an internet resource of the management software that manages the rack.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Management apparatus, management method, and computer-readable recording medium patent thumbnailManagement apparatus, management method, and computer-readable recording medium
A control server includes a memory that stores therein configuration information on a system that operates in each of data centers. The control server specifies, from the information stored in the memory, a data center having configuration information on the system that meets a condition under which a failure occurs.
Fujitsu Limited


Automated scaling of application in virtual data centers

A system and method for autoscaling a multi-tier application, that has components executing on a plurality of tiers of a virtual data center, allocates resources to each of the plurality of tiers based on cost and performance. An application performance is determined, and a new application performance is estimated based at least partially on an application reservation and an application limit.
Vmware, Inc.

Managing access of multiple executing programs to non-local block data storage

Techniques are described for managing access of executing programs to non-local block data storage. In some situations, a block data storage service uses multiple server storage systems to reliably store network-accessible block data storage volumes that may be used by programs executing on other physical computing systems.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Provisioning cooling elements for chillerless data centers

Systems and methods for cooling include one or more computing structure, an inter-structure liquid cooling system that includes valves configured to selectively provide liquid coolant to the one or more computing structures; a heat rejection system that includes one or more heat rejection units configured to cool liquid coolant; and one or more liquid-to-liquid heat exchangers that include valves configured to selectively transfer heat from liquid coolant in the inter-structure liquid cooling system to liquid coolant in the heat rejection system. Each computing structure further includes one or more liquid-cooled servers; and an intra-structure liquid cooling system that has valves configured to selectively provide liquid coolant to the one or more liquid-cooled servers;.
International Business Machines Corporation

Evaporative induction cooling system for a data center

A data center cooling system includes an evaporative cooling system. The evaporative cooling system includes fans configured to circulate outside air at ambient conditions through an entry zone of a data center, and atomizers positioned upstream of the entry zone configured to spray atomized water into the circulating outside air.
Google Inc.

Clustered dispersion of resource use in shared computing environments

Host machines and other devices performing synchronized operations can be dispersed across multiple racks in a data center to provide additional buffer capacity and to reduce the likelihood of congestion. The level of dispersion can depend on factors such as the level of oversubscription, as it can be undesirable in a highly connected network to push excessive host traffic into the aggregation fabric.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Management apparatus, management method, and computer-readable recording medium

A management apparatus that manages data centers specifies a version of software to be used by a user. The management apparatus determines whether or not the software of the version specified is held in a first data center to be used by the user.
Fujitsu Limited

Method and system for automatic location tracking of information technology components in a data center

Methods and systems provide the automatic tracking of the physical location of information technology components in a data center. These systems automatically identify where a given it component, such as a server, router, switch or other device, is located.
Avocent Corporation

System for consolidating heterogeneous data centers through virtualization of services

A system for resource provisioning for content delivery of multiple services is disclosed. The system may be configured to offer multiple services, wherein at least one first offered service is delivery of prerecorded content and at least one second offered service is content delivered according to a deadline.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Pre-fetch cache population for wan optimization

Connectivity between data centers in a hybrid cloud system is optimized by pre-loading a wide area network (wan) optimization appliance in a first data center with data to initialize at least one wan optimization of application. The first data center is managed by a first organization and a second data center managed by a second organization, the first organization being a tenant in the second data center.
Vmware, Inc.

Context aware microsegmentation

Context aware microservice networks and contextual security policies for microservice networks are provided herein. In some embodiments, a system includes a plurality of microservices, each of the plurality of microservices having a plurality of distributed microservice components.
Varmour Networks, Inc.

Segmented networks that implement scanning

Systems for providing scanning within distributed services are provided herein. In some embodiments, a system includes a plurality of segmented environments that each includes an enforcement point that has an active probe device, and a plurality of workloads that each implements at least one service.
Varmour Networks, Inc.

Routing optimization for inter-cloud connectivity

A cloud computing system may include multiple cloud data centers. A gateway may establish connections between a cloud providers' multiple data centers using knowledge about the types of applications workloads executing within the cloud computing system, and may be further based on determines policies indicating priorities for routing traffic for the application workloads..
Vmware, Inc.

Data center wan aggregation to optimize hybrid cloud connectivity

An example method of optimizing connectivity between data centers in a hybrid cloud system having a first data center managed by a first organization and a second data center managed by a second organization, the first organization being a tenant in the second data center. The method includes probing a wide area network (wan) with test packets by varying an internet protocol (ip) flow tuple of the test packets across a set of ip flows.
Vmware, Inc.

Multi-spoke connectivity of private data centers to the cloud

A hybrid computing system includes an on-premise data center and a cloud computing system. To connect between an organization's multiple data centers, a gateway may instead utilize the connections between the private data center and the cloud computing system rather than a direct connection to the other of the organizations' data centers..
Vmware, Inc.

Data center cable indentification

A communication link includes a first conductor configured to transmit data between a plurality of connected network devices. The communication link further includes an identification device configured to transmit an output that identifies the communication link when power is supplied to it and a second conductor configured to complete an electrical circuit when it receives the power from a particular device in the plurality of connected network devices.
Ca, Inc.

Data center networks

Measures, including systems, methods and non-transitory computer-readable storage mediums, for use in operating a data center network, the data center network including an interconnect fabric including a plurality of spine switches, a plurality of top-of-rack switches and a plurality of compute servers. The interconnect fabric is configured to implement a plurality of independent spine switch planes.
Tigera, Inc.

Information processing apparatus, computer-readable recording medium, and information processing system

An information processing apparatus includes a memory and a processor. The processor is coupled to the memory.
Fujitsu Limited

Optimizing connectivity between data centers in a hybrid cloud computing system

Connectivity between data centers in a hybrid cloud system having a first data center managed by a first organization and a second data center managed by a second organization, the first organization being a tenant in the second data center, is optimized. According to the described technique, a path-optimized connection is established through a wide area network (wan) between a first gateway of a first data center and a second gateway of a second data center for an application executing in the first data center based on performance of paths across a set of internet protocol (ip) flows.
Vmware, Inc.

Bidirectional optical transceiver

An apparatus, system and method for facilitating higher bandwidth communication in a data center using existing multi-mode fibers. A first transceiver within a first device transmits ethernet traffic to a second device over first and second optical fibers and receives return optical signals over the same first and second optical devices.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Capacity analysis using closed-system modules

A capacity-analysis tool (cat) provides a model framework for creating a model of a capacity-planning-target (cpt) system, e.g., a data center. The tool includes a model framework that, in turn, includes a closed-system template for creating csms, i.e., models of capacity-limited systems.
Vmware, Inc.

Hybrid infrastructure provisioning framework tethering remote datacenters

Techniques are disclosed for deploying and maintaining appliances in a hybrid cloud computing system which includes an on-premise data center and a public cloud computing system configured to provide a common platform for managing and executing virtual workloads. Appliances to be deployed may include those required (or useful) for hybrid operations, including a cloud gateway appliance, a wide area network (wan) optimizer, a layer 2 (l2) concentrator, and a mobility agent that handles virtual machine (vm) migration traffic.
Vmware, Inc.

Information processing device, method, and system

An information processing method that is executed by an information processing device which communicates with a plurality of data centers through a network, the information processing method includes transmitting a first request to each of the plurality of data centers, receiving a first response to the first request, from each of the plurality of data centers, acquiring latency in communication through the network, for each of the plurality of data centers, based on time from transmission of the first request to reception of the first response, selecting a first data center from among the plurality of data centers, based on the latency of each of the plurality of data centers, and transmitting a second request for providing a replica of data addressed to the first data center, to a second data center among the plurality of data centers, the second data center storing data regarding the information processing device.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Data center resource tracking

Disclosed herein are systems, methods, computer media, and apparatuses for providing resource tracking, such as in a data center environment. A control and monitoring node receives updates indicating instantiation of resources in the computing system network.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Scalable ultra dense hypergraph network for data centers

A network capable of being used in a datacenter is described. The network can comprise a set of optical fiber rings, wherein each optical fiber ring carries data traffic on multiple wavelengths, and wherein each optical fiber ring is partitioned into multiple sectors.
Indian Institute Of Technology

Automatic connection detection in a data center

In an approach to automatic connection detection in an environment, the environment including a first device and a switching device, a first port on the first device being connected to a second port on the switching device, automatic connection detection occurs by associating a fifth port on the switching device to the second port. In response to detecting an identifier of a sixth port on a third device at the first port on the first device, it's determined that the sixth port on the third device is connected to the fifth port..
International Business Machines Corporation

User save data management in cloud gaming

A method is provided, including: receiving, over a network by a cloud gaming server computer, a request from a client device to initiate gameplay of a cloud video game; responsive to the request, assigning the client device to a first data center from which to stream the gameplay of the cloud video game; responsive to the request, initiating transfer of user save data over the network from a second data center to the first data center; loading the cloud video game on a cloud gaming machine at the first data center, the loading of the cloud video game including loading of generic save data; initiating interactive gameplay of the cloud video game with the generic save data; during the interactive gameplay, completing the transfer of the user save data to the first data center; applying the user save data to update the execution of the cloud video game.. .
Sony Computer Entertainment America Llc

Gravity 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.



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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