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 Modular data center deployment  data center vessels patent thumbnailModular data center deployment data center vessels
A modular data center build method and system including prefabricated data center modules comprised of a plurality of racks, a plurality of rack- mounted computer systems, a door, electrical systems, cooling systems, power connections, water connections, video systems, biometric access system and a fire safety system. A steel beam structure may be employed to secure multiple vertical levels of a plurality of data center modules.
Nautilus Data Technologies, Inc.


 Closed-loop cooling system and method patent thumbnailClosed-loop cooling system and method
A water based closed loop cooling system employed to cool waterborne data center facility generally comprise a plurality of filtered water intake pipes, a plurality of filtered water exhaust pipes, a plurality of heat exchangers, a plurality of closed loop cooling systems or closed loop coolant distribution units that may use freshwater as a coolant, and a plurality of piping systems. The energy efficient water based closed loop cooling system and method described may use naturally occurring cold water as a heat sink in a plurality of heat exchange systems.
Nautilus Data Technologies, Inc.


 Systems and  providing a data security service patent thumbnailSystems and providing a data security service
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for providing standards compliant encryption, storage, and retrieval of date are disclosed. In an embodiment, data is received at a first data center from a first device in connection with a service request, and encrypted to produce encrypted data.
Moneygram International, Inc.


 Associating infrastructure assets in a data center patent thumbnailAssociating infrastructure assets in a data center
A data center infrastructure monitoring system and method that includes a plurality of geographically distributed data centers, each data center of the plurality of data centers having a plurality of physical infrastructure assets. A central monitoring center is communicatively coupled to one or more data centers of the plurality of data centers and configured to, in response to receiving, by a computing device, indications of a plurality of user inputs creating one or more graphical relationships between a plurality of icons depicting infrastructure assets in a data center, determine, by the computing device and based on the graphical relationships, hierarchical relationships between the infrastructure assets in the data center depicted by the icons, and store data indicative of the hierarchical relationships between the infrastructure assets..
Equinix, Inc.


 Architecture for data center infrastructure monitoring patent thumbnailArchitecture for data center infrastructure monitoring
A central infrastructure monitoring system includes an asset configurator; and a plurality of data center infrastructure monitoring systems each associated with a respective data center of a plurality of geographically distributed data centers that include one or more physical infrastructure assets of a plurality of physical infrastructure assets for enabling system operation within the respective data center. The data center infrastructure monitoring systems are coupled to the central infrastructure monitoring system.
Equinix, Inc.


 System and  policy-based geolocation services for virtual servers patent thumbnailSystem and policy-based geolocation services for virtual servers
A method for automated policy-based localization of one or more virtual servers within a distributed network comprising a plurality of data centers includes the steps of: (i) receiving a policy, the policy defining at least one rule regarding localization of a virtual server within the network; (ii) storing the defined policy in a policy database; (iii) calculating, using a policy engine and the defined policy, a current policy score for a virtual server within the distributed network; (iv) optimizing, using a re-deployment engine and the defined policy, the calculated policy score for the virtual server by relocating the virtual server to a new data center within the distributed network; and (v) creating an alert, if the defined policy is violated by relocating the virtual server.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


 Defining conditional triggers for issuing data center asset information patent thumbnailDefining conditional triggers for issuing data center asset information
A data center infrastructure monitoring system and method that includes a plurality of geographically distributed data centers, each having a plurality of physical infrastructure assets. A data center gateway system is communicatively coupled to one or more data centers of plurality of data centers and configured to receive data for configuring an alert specifying one or more data center assets to monitor for a primary alert event, an event type for the primary alert event, and a conditional trigger event upon which providing an alert notification for the primary alert event will he conditioned, store the data for configuring the alert, monitor, based on the stored data, the one or more infrastructure assets for the conditional trigger event and the primary alert event, and in response to detecting both the conditional trigger event and the primary alert event associated with the configured alert, providing the alert notification..
Equinix, Inc.


 Determining power path for data center customers patent thumbnailDetermining power path for data center customers
A data center infrastructure monitoring system and method that includes a plurality of geographically distributed data centers, each data center comprising a plurality of physical infrastructure assets. A data center gateway system communicatively coupled to one or more data centers of the plurality of data centers is configured to receive a request from a customer of a data center of the plurality of data centers to display a real-time power path that shows a current flow of power through a plurality of assets of the data center, determine a subset of the plurality of assets of the data center that provide power to equipment of the customer of the data center, and output, for display, a graphical depiction of the real-time power path between the subset of the plurality of assets of the data center that provide power to equipment of the customer in the data center..
Equinix, Inc.


 Waterborne data center facility and process that utilizes a closed-looped heat management system patent thumbnailWaterborne data center facility and process that utilizes a closed-looped heat management system
A waterborne data center facility that utilizes a closed-looped heat management system that is both energy-efficient and cost-effective is disclosed. Embodiments employ a closed-looped, energy efficient, cost effective thermal management system that leverages natural resources to control thermal conditions and reduce the overall requirement for cooling power..
Nautilus Data Technologies, Inc.


 Data center cooling system patent thumbnailData center cooling system
A data center cooling system utilizing natural elements in the environment includes a housing, a chimney, and a data center. The housing defines a cold air channel and a hot air channel separated by at least one separating piece.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


Dynamically adapting to demand for server computing resources

Embodiments are described for dynamically responding to demand for server computing resources. The embodiments can monitor performance of each of multiple computing systems in a data center, identify a particular computing system of the multiple computing systems for allocation of additional computing power, determine availability of an additional power supply to allocate to the identified computing system, determine availability of a capacity on a power distribution line connected to the particular computing system to provide the additional power supply to the particular computing system, and allocate the additional computing power to the identified computing system as a function of the determined availability of the additional power supply and the determined availability of the capacity on the power distribution line.
Facebook, Inc.

App streaming, bidirectional linket, phone number for mobile deep links

An app store can have a multiuser streaming app. A thin front end appears on the user devices and the rest of the app instances run in virtual machines in a data center of the app store.

Method for migrating service of data center, apparatus, and system

A method for migrating a service of a data center is disclosed. When an active data center is faulty, a tunnel processing device disables a locally-saved tunnel entry of a server in the active data center.
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

Decentralized module-based dc data center

According to one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a distributed power system comprising a dc bus, at least one dc ups configured to provide dc power to the dc bus derived from at least one of input ac power and backup dc power such that a dc voltage on the dc bus is maintained at a nominal level, and at least one power module configured to monitor the dc voltage on the dc bus, to convert dc power from an energy storage device into regulated dc power, and to provide the regulated dc power to the dc bus in response to a determination that the dc voltage on the dc bus is less than a threshold level.. .
Schneider Electric It Corporation

Medication history information management device and method, registration terminal device and method, and program

The present technology relates to a medication history information management device and a method, a registration terminal device and a method, and a program that are designed to improve convenience of use while maintaining security. When there is a request for registration of a mobile terminal device, a data center associates an individual-based terminal id for identifying the mobile terminal device with a personal identification id for identifying the user, and records the individual-based terminal id.
Sony Corporation

System and a distributed replication lock for active-active geo-redundant systems

A computer implemented system and method for distributed replication locks. The method comprises receiving at a first data center of a plurality of data centers, a request to perform an operation on data associated with a user; creating a lock on all of the data centers in the plurality of data centers; performing the operation associated with the request on the user data; determining that the user data is replicated across all data centers of the plurality of data centers; and purging the lock when it is determined the operation is complete on all of the data centers in the plurality of data centers..
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.

Geographically-distributed file system using coordinated namespace replication over a wide area network

A cluster of nodes implements a single distributed file system comprises at least first and second data centers and a coordination engine process. The first data center may comprise first datanodes configured to store data blocks of client files, and first namenodes configured to update a state of a namespace of the cluster.
Wandisco, Inc.

Application programming interface testing services

Technologies and implementations for providing an application programming interface (api) testing services for transferring data center services. In some examples, multiple api calls used by a service at an origin data center are converted into respective test segments.
Empire Technology Development Llc

Dynamically adapting to demand for server computing resources

Embodiments are described for dynamically responding to demand for server computing resources. The embodiments can monitor performance of each of multiple computing systems in a data center, identify a particular computing system of the multiple computing systems for allocation of additional computing power, determine availability of an additional power supply to allocate to the identified computing system, and selectively enable or disable a turbo mode of processors associated with the computing devices..
Facebook, Inc.

Liquid-assisted bottom air cooling of electronic racks in data centers

An electronic rack includes a housing to contain one or more it components arranged in a stack, a first rack aisle formed on a first side of the one or more it components to direct cooler air received from the cooling unit upwardly, and a second rack aisle formed on a second side of the one or more it components to direct warmer air to the cooling unit downwardly. The electronic rack further includes a cooling unit having one or more cooling units disposed underneath the it components to receive first liquid from an external chiller system, to exchange heat carried by the warmer air using the first liquid to generate the cooler air, to transform the first liquid into a second liquid with a higher temperature, and to transmit the second liquid carrying the exchanged heat back to the external chiller system..

Caching service with client-enabled routing

Methods, systems, and computer-storage media for intelligently creating and using routing connections between on-premises servers within a client and nodes of a data center are provided. When routing connections being requested by the client are not presently established, a caching service within the data center is programmed to direct a client's cache request over available routing connections, thereby scaling out storage capacity across the data center.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Ranking system

One embodiment provides an apparatus. The apparatus includes ranker logic.
Intel Corporation

User verification

One or more computing devices, systems, and/or methods for verifying a user of a service are provided. That is, the service (e.g., a social network, an email service, a website, etc.) may attempt to verify that a user is an owner of an account with the service by sending a verification code to a device registered by the user with the service, such as through a text message.
Yahoo!, Inc.

Systems and methods for intelligent controls for optimal resource allocation for data center operations

Systems and methods are described herein are directed to determining optimal operating set points in sync with dynamic demand responsive to time-varying events in a data center. The method includes establishing, by a matrix module executing on a computing device, a data matrix of a first set of critical data based on resources in the data center representing dynamic demand, the dynamic demand responsive to the time-varying events in the data center.
Adeptdc Co.

Flexible modular hierarchical adaptively controlled electronic-system cooling and energy harvesting for ic chip packaging, printed circuit boards, subsystems, cages, racks, it rooms, and data centers using quantum and classical thermoelectric materials

A system for adaptive cooling and energy harvesting comprising at least one thermoelectric device capable of acting as a thermoelectric cooler and as a thermoelectric generator, a hierarchical multiple-level control system, and electronics controlled by the control system and connected to the thermoelectric device. The electronics selectively configure the thermoelectric device in at least in a thermoelectric cooler operating mode and in a thermoelectric generation operating mode.

Vending data communications systems

Vending machine circuitry adapted to interface with vending machine electronics so as to provide data communications between a handheld device, preferably a wireless handheld device operated by a potential consumer, and the vending machine electronics, with the handheld device providing the network communications connectivity for transmitting and receiving information to and from remote data centers, data bases, and/or servers.. .
Videx, Inc.

Application-level live synchronization across computing platforms including synchronizing co-resident applications to disparate standby destinations and selectively synchronizing some applications and not others

An illustrative “live synchronization” feature creates and maintains a ready standby “synchronized application” that is available to take over as a failover solution for a “primary” application that operates in a production environment, but will do so on a different computing platform (e.g., physical server, virtual machine, container, etc.), and possibly on a differed kind of computing platform than, the primary. The illustrative system has specialized features and components for discovering and singling out each primary application and identifying and locating its disk image, e.g., vmdk file.
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Continuously balancing multiple phases of a power grid

Intermittently re-distributing power from three phases of a power grid connected to power consuming components of a data center by configuring power supply units (psus) which are integrated into each enclosure, two psus per enclosure. The distribution is determined by machine logic to: (i) meet the predicted power requirements of the power consuming components of the data center, and (ii) the use of first phase, second phase and third phase electrical powers is at least approximately in balance..
International Business Machines Corporation

Hybrid cloud integration fabric and ontology for integration of data, applications, and information technology infrastructure

A method performed by a processor in a hybrid cloud environment, the method including: specifying at least one service provider zone associated with a resource or a service of a service provider, the service provider zone including a first management interface node corresponding to the service provider; specifying at least one data center zone associated with a set of services or resources located near one another, the data center zone including a second management interface node corresponding to the set of services or resources; receiving, by the first management interface node, information from the resource or service associated with the at least one service provider zone; translating, by the first management interface node, the information from the resource or service to a format understandable by the second interface node to create first-level translated information; and transmitting the first-level translated information from the first interface node to the second interface node.. .
Convergent Technology Advisors

System and aggregating communication and control of wireless end-points in a data center

A server rack, includes a first system and a second system. The first system includes a host processing complex and a first wireless management system that manages a managed element of the first system out of band from a hosted processing environment instantiated on the first system and that provides a first wireless connection beacon.
Dell Products, Lp

Data center three dimension temperature and humidity contour generator and method

Disclosed is an internet browser based data center 3d dynamic temperature and humidity contour generator. The generator will collect real time rack temperature and humidity sensor data, convert the measured data to be 3d temperature and humidity data through inverse weight coefficient interception, then display these data along the rack's surface in internet browsers to inform data center operator..
Archimedes Controls Corp.

Methods and multi-stage vm virtual network function and virtual service function chain acceleration for nfv and needs-based hardware acceleration

Methods and apparatus for multi-stage vm virtual network function and virtual service function chain acceleration for nfv and needs-based hardware acceleration. Compute platform hosting virtualized environments including virtual machines (vms) running service applications performing network function virtualization (nfv) employ field programmable gate array (fpga) to provide a hardware-based fast path for performing vm-to-vm and nfv-to-nfv transfers.

Application ramp rate control in large installations

To eliminate the adverse effects of power swings in a large scale computing system during the life cycle of an application or job, control of several operating characteristics for the collective group of processors is provided. By providing certain levels of coordination for the many processors utilized in large scale computing systems, significant and abrupt changes in power needs can be avoided.
Cray Inc.

Intermittently redistributing energy from multiple power grids in a data center context

A technique for using machine logic to configure power supply units in a data center including: (i) receiving cost information for multiple power grids that includes expected cost information for a time period; (ii) receiving usage information for multiple data center loads in a data center that includes expected electrical power usage for the data center loads; (iii) determining a target power information set, based, at least in part, on the cost information and the usage information, with the target power information set, for the time period, including a target power amount respectively corresponding to each power grid; and (iv) determining a power supply unit configuration scheme so that, when operating under the power supply unit configuration scheme, each power grid will supply, at least approximately, its respectively corresponding target power amount.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Adaptive automatic computer room air conditioners (crac) master control method and system

Described is an adaptive automatic computer room air conditioner (crac) or computer room air handler (crah, crac and crah is referred interchangeably in this article) group control method. This method automatically controls each hvac unit's on/off status, return temperature set point, fan speed or cooling valve position to secure the data center thermal environment for server's secure running and minimize the cooling energy use.
Archimedes Controls Corp.

Data center cooling arrangements

A rack system for mounting at least one data processing unit includes a shelf operable for moving from a position internally of the rack system to a position externally of the rack system. The shelf has an aperture and a fluid mover for moving fluid through the aperture in the shelf when the shelf is located in its external position..
International Business Machines Corporation

"slow-start" problem in data center networks and a potential solution

Systems and methods are provided for a multicast based solution to solving the slow-start problem that ensures both optimal (1-hop) and in-sequence delivery of packets to the destination. Packets are hardware switched thereby completely eliminating the slow software switching path..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Optimizing evpn for data centers with redundant top-of-rack deployments

Presented herein are methods for advertising an ip prefix to address the connectivity problem in multi-chassis link aggregation scenario. A peer switch will advertise two vtep addresses.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Precoding method, apparatus, and system

The present disclosure relates to embodiments of a precoding method and systems for implementing those embodiments. The embodiments includes receiving, by a level 2 data center, level 1 channel information sent by at least two level 1 data centers, where the level 1 channel information includes a channel matrix between a terminal and the level 1 data center; performing, by the level 2 data center, calculation according to the channel matrix, to obtain a level 2 precoding matrix; and generating, by the level 2 data center, a level 2 signal according to a signal sent to the terminal and the level 2 precoding matrix, and sending the level 2 signal to the level 1 data center.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Data center power systems with dynamic source designation

A data center power distribution system includes at least one switch configured to couple at least one first power source to a load and at least one converter configured to couple at least one second power source to the load. The system further includes a control circuit configured to implement a state machine that controls the at least one switch and the at least one converter to redundantly provide power to the load using variable source designations for the at least one first power source and the at least one second power source.
Eaton Corporation

Replication of structured data records among partitioned data storage spaces

Systems, methods, and software for management of partitioned data storage spaces is provided herein. An exemplary method includes storing sets of structured data records among partitioned data storage spaces, with data fields of the structured data records correlated among the sets by relational associations.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Replication control among redundant data centers

Systems, methods, and software for management of redundant data storage centers is provided herein. An exemplary method includes redundantly storing data records across the redundant data storage centers, with a first data storage center operating as a primary data storage center configured to respond to at least user input related to the data records.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Chaining virtual network function services via remote memory sharing

Chaining virtual network functions is provided using a remote direct memory access in software-defined data centers in order to minimize latency. A data packet is processed using a virtual network function of the computer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Live synchronization and management of virtual machines across computing and virtualization platforms and using live synchronization to support disaster recovery

An illustrative “live synchronization” feature in a data storage management system can reduce the downtime that arises in failover situations. The illustrative live sync embodiment uses backup data to create and maintain a ready (or “warm”) virtualized computing platform comprising one or more virtual machines (“vms”) that are configured and ready to be activated and take over data processing from another data processing platform operating in the production environment.
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Event handling in a cloud data center

Disclosed is event processing a computing center, which may include receiving events from users of the computing center to be processed. Each received event may be stored in an event queue that is associated with a customer of the user.
Successfactors, Inc.

Air-based cooling for data center rack

A high-velocity low-pressure cooling system (100), especially suited for data center applications, includes an air coolant loop (102), a non-air coolant loop (104) and a cooler unit (126) for heat transfer between the loops (102 and 104). The air loop (102) is used to chill ambient air that is blown across heat transfer surfaces of equipment mounted in data center racks (110).
Zonit Structured Solutions, Llc

Data center

A data center includes a first rack, a second rack, a supply duct provided over a first space between the first and second rack, a first circulation duct including a first suction port disposed at an end side of the first rack and a first exhaust port disposed at the first space side and provided between an upper portion of the first rack and the supply duct so as to close up the first space, a second circulation duct including a second suction port disposed at an end side of the second rack and a second exhaust port disposed at the first space side and provided between an upper portion of the second rack and the supply duct so as to close up the first space, a first and second barrier that closes up the first space at one and the other end of the first and second rack, respectively.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Cooling a data center

A data center cooling system includes a plurality of server racks aligned within a row in a human-occupiable workspace of a data center, the server racks supporting a plurality of heat-generating computing devices; a warm air aisle positioned adjacent the server racks opposite the human-occupiable workspace and including a warm air inlet adjacent to a back side of the row of server racks and a warm air outlet in fluid communication with a warm air plenum; a plurality of cooling modules each including at least one fan and a cooling coil; and a controller to perform operations including controlling the plurality of fans in the plurality of cooling modules to operate at a specified fan speed, and controlling a plurality of valves fluidly coupled to the plurality of cooling coils in the plurality of cooling modules to modulate to a specified valve position.. .
Google 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.

Signaling aliasing capability in data centers

Techniques are described for signaling aliasing capability between routers in a multi-tenant data center that uses vpns, such as ethernet vpns. In the multi-tenant data center, two or more pe routers may be connected to a ce router by a multi-homed l2 segment in an all-active mode.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Apparatus and accessing a back-end service

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a first network element in local communication with a gateway of a core network portion of a mobility network. Establishment of a first logical network connection is facilitated between the first network element and a second network element in local communication with a remotely accessible system, such as a back-end system of an enterprise data center or cloud service provider.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Two-tier battery solution for data center backup

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including for back-up power sources. In one aspect, a method includes providing a plurality of first battery devices, each first battery device respectively electrically coupled to a respective server rack in a plurality of server racks and having a respective capacity to provide power to the respective rack for a power anomaly for up to a first duration.
Google Inc.

Method and data quality management and control

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and an apparatus for data quality management and control. The method includes: receiving application information transmitted by a service sub-system; resolving datasheet operation trigger information to obtain datasheet flow information; receiving user information transmitted by the service sub-system and a target datasheet transmitted by the service sub-system; if a name of the target datasheet is different from a plurality of datasheet names corresponding to the service sub-system identifier, then instructing the service sub-system to store the target datasheet into a data center; if the datasheet operation information is updating a datasheet, instructing the data center to replace datasheet contents corresponding to the datasheet name with contents of the target datasheet..
State Grid Corporation Of China

System and the application of psychrometric charts to data centers

A system and method of displaying the temperature and relative humidity data of sensors on a psychrometric chart. The system and method operate to display an environmental envelope on the psychrometric chart in order to compare the data of the sensors to the environmental envelope of the psychrometric chart, in order to ensure safe operating conditions for data center equipment..
Raritan Americas, Inc.

Detection of abnormal resource usage in a data center

A system for identifying abnormal resource usage in a data center is provided. In some embodiments, the system employs a prediction model for each of a plurality of resources and an abnormal resource usage criterion.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System and monitoring a battery status in a server in a data center

An information handling system includes a battery, a host processing complex, and a management system. The battery includes a battery power level gauge that determines a power level of the battery.
Dell Products, Lp

Modular data center

Described are methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, relating to an air module and control thereof. An air module can include a controller, an air intake module configured to receive first air from a first air source and to receive second air from a second air source, an evaporative cooling module in fluid communication with the air intake module, and a mechanical cooling module in fluid communication with the evaporative cooling module.
Io Data Centers, Llc

Data center cooling system

A data center cooling system configured to cool one or more components of a data center thereby enabling a data center to be maintained at a higher overall temperature while still providing sufficient cooling to the components housed in the data center is disclosed. By maintaining the data center at a higher overall temperature, significant operational costs are realized due to savings in power costs.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Method and determining obstructions based on satellite receive signals

A satellite digital broadcast systems transmits signals from a geosynchronous satellite to a plurality of geographically dispersed receivers. Each receiver measures a receive signal level and transmits a value representing the level to a data center.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Topology aware load balancing engine

Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for a topology aware load balancing engine. A processor that executes a load balancing engine can receive a request for a load balancing plan for an application.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Configuring resources to exploit elastic network capability

Resource configuration to exploit elastic network capability is provided by establishing an elastic network bandwidth allocation level to provide for an application for transfer of data between the application and an elastic network, the application hosted at a data center, then dynamically configuring, for the application, elastic network bandwidth allocation from the network service provider in accordance with the established elastic network bandwidth allocation level, and allocating storage resources of the data center for the application and processing resources of the data center for the application, the allocating being based on the established elastic network bandwidth allocation level and providing storage resources and processing resources to operate at a level commensurate with the established elastic network bandwidth allocation level.. .

Access point with controller for billing and generating income for access point owner

A modified end user network access point includes a switching module and a controller to track usage of the end user network access point by wirelessly connected end user devices. The tracked usage information is transmitted from the end user network access point to a remotely coupled data center.

Deployed end-to-end speech recognition

Embodiments of end-to-end deep learning systems and methods are disclosed to recognize speech of vastly different languages, such as english or mandarin chinese. In embodiments, the entire pipelines of hand-engineered components are replaced with neural networks, and the end-to-end learning allows handling a diverse variety of speech including noisy environments, accents, and different languages.

End-to-end speech recognition

Embodiments of end-to-end deep learning systems and methods are disclosed to recognize speech of vastly different languages, such as english or mandarin chinese. In embodiments, the entire pipelines of hand-engineered components are replaced with neural networks, and the end-to-end learning allows handling a diverse variety of speech including noisy environments, accents, and different languages.

Data center modeling for facility operations

A computer-implemented system and method for generating and maintaining at least one data center procedure is provided. The system includes a communication network, a storage device configured to store a plurality of basic unit instructions, one or more of the basic unit instructions having at least one procedure identifier, at least one processor coupled to the storage device and the communication network, and one or more components executable by the at least one processor and collectively configured to receive at least one data value associated with a data center, select at least one procedure identifier based on the at least one data value, identify a plurality of basic unit instructions associated with the at least one procedure identifier, assemble a data center procedure from the plurality of identified basic unit instructions, and provide the data center procedure to a user interface..

Providing access to stored computing snapshots

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 copies of network-accessible block data storage volumes that may be used by programs executing on other physical computing systems, and snapshot copies of some volumes may also be stored (e.g., on remote archival storage systems).

System and monitoring and detecting faulty storage devices

In an enterprise environment that includes multiple data centers each having a number of first servers, computer-implemented methods and systems are provided for detecting faulty storage device(s) that are implemented as redundant array of independent disks (raid) in conjunction with each of the first servers. Each first server monitors lower-level health metrics (lhms) for each of the storage devices that characterize read and write activity of each storage device over a period of time.

Virtual computing environments

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for discovering entities in a first portion of a data center network, examining information associated with the discovered entities to determine relationships that exist between pairs of entities in the first portion of the data center network, and generating a specification of the relationships that exist between pairs of entities in the first portion of the data center network based on results of the examining.. .

Dynamic quality of service for storage i/o port allocation

Dynamic quality of service for storage i/o port allocation is provided by obtaining indications of anticipated demand on a plurality of storage ports of a storage device of a data center, the anticipated demand being at least in part for storage input/output supporting transfer of data to or from a network, and dynamically adjusting storage port allocations based on the indications of anticipated demand and on real-time evaluation of workloads being serviced by the plurality of storage ports.. .

Passive radar weather detection systems and methods

Systems and methods according to one or more embodiments are provided for determining accurate, timely and economical weather detection information. Weather detection information may be provided by one or more passive radar receivers receiving reflected radar signals off atmospheric objects.

Automated data center

An automated data center management system includes one or more equipment racks housing at least one server farm equipment, each of the at least one server farm equipment having a respective attachment point, a spare equipment repository having at least one replacement equipment, and a hardware management robot. The hardware management robot includes a robotic arm having an interface point, the interface point configured to couple to the attachment point.

System and providing a wireless failover of a management connection in a server rack of a data center

A server rack includes a first component including a host processor to provide a hosted environment and a first management system to provide a managed environment separate from the hosted environment, to establish a first wireless connection to a mobile device, to process a first management request from the mobile device in the managed environment, and to detect that the first wireless connection has unexpectedly terminated, and a second component including a second management system to receive an indication from the first management controller that the first wireless connection was unexpectedly terminated, to establish a second wireless connection to the mobile device in response to the indication, to receive a second management request from the mobile device, and to send the second management request to the first management system. The first management system being further to process the second management request in the managed environment..
Dell Products, Lp

Access management for controlling access to computer resources

A method and system for controlling access to computer resources of a computer data center. A received request to manage an initial service request targets one computer resource and in response: (i) the initial service request is mapped to standard operating procedures pertaining to the one computer resource; (ii) it is determined, based on the standard operating procedures, that additional service requests are to be spawned to service the initial service request and in response, additional service requests are spawned; (iii) the initial service request and the spawned additional service requests are correlated to the one computer resource; and (iv) for each service request (sr) of the initial service request and the spawned additional service requests, the user is granted the requested access of the one computer resource to enable the user to execute the sr, based on selection criteria for selecting a user to execute the sr..
International Business Machines Corporation

Trust relationship management amongst racks in a data center

A first management node of a first rack can be registered to a shared file storage system by establishing a mutual trust relationship between the first management node and the shared file storage system. The first management node can access a plurality of respective public keys and a plurality of respective certificates of authority that are stored in the shared file storage system and associated with a plurality of respective registered management nodes.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems, methods, and devices for spend control in online advertising

Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed herein for spend control in online advertising. Systems include a first plurality of advertisement servers included in a first data center, and a second plurality of advertisement servers included in a second data center.
Turn Inc.

Method and system for shared direct access storage

In high performance computing, the potential compute power in a data center will scale to and beyond a billion-billion calculations per second (“exascale” computing levels). Limitations caused by hierarchical memory architectures where data is temporarily stored in slower or less available memories will increasingly limit high performance computing systems from approaching their maximum potential processing capabilities.
Silicon Graphics International Corp.

Data center system, control data center system, and recording medium recording control program of data center system

A data center system includes: a data center including an electronic device and an air conditioner configured to cool the electronic device; a cooling device including a first cooler configured to cool cooling water to be supplied to the data center by an air blow and a second cooler configured to cool the cooling water by heat exchange; and a control device configured to control the cooling device, wherein the control device is configured to: acquire outside temperature information from a temperature sensor provided outside the data center; calculate cooling water temperature information to be set to the cooling device by adding a cooling temperature difference based on a cooling ability of the first cooler to the outside temperature information; and set the cooling water temperature information to the cooling device.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Hyperconverged ecosystem

A high performance computing (hpc) and storage hyperconverged design with high core densities coupled to a board integrated non volatile memory (nvm) storage ecosystem, has a novel racking and highly efficient cooling system which eliminates the hot/cold aisles normally found in a data center. This design enables a dramatic increase in compute cores, random access memory and nvm densities directly on the board, enabling quicker processing and more efficient throughput individually or working in parallel with other compute/storage boards..
Z-impact, Inc.

Server rack-dedicated vertical vortex airflow server cooling

A vortex-producing fan controller uses a variable-speed vortex-producing fan positioned above a server rack to create a helical airflow within the server rack that couples with cooled air entering a data center through a floor opening situated near a bottom of the server rack. A speed of the variable-speed vortex-producing fan and a flow rate of the cooled air coupled within the helical airflow up through the server rack are adjusted responsive to changes in input air temperature of air entering the variable-speed vortex-producing fan detected using a fan input air temperature sensor positioned above the server rack..
International Business Machines Corporation

High capacity power distribution panel for a modular data center

A power distribution network includes a first busway, a second busway situated between the first busway and a load, a first bus plug, and a second bus plug. The first and second bus plugs are configured to span across the first busway and the second busway.
Dell Products, Lp

System and wireless handheld device security in a data center environment

A data center includes an access controller with a short range wireless communication controller, and an access point with a long range wireless communication controller. The access point is coupled to the access controller via a secure link.
Dell Products, Lp

Methods and a flattened data center network employing wavelength-agnostic endpoints

In some embodiments, a system includes a set of servers, a set of switches within a switch fabric, and an optical device. The optical device is operatively coupled to the set of servers via a first set of optical fibers.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

System and securing a wireless device connection in a server rack of a data center

An information handling system includes a host processing complex to instantiate a hosted processing environment, a managed element, a management controller to manage the managed element out of band from the hosted processing environment, and a wireless management module coupled to the management controller, the wireless management module including an activation switch and a wireless transceiver to wirelessly couple a mobile device to the management controller, wherein the wireless management module authenticates the mobile device in response to an activation of the activation switch.. .
Dell Products, Lp

System and providing a wireless device connection in a server rack of a data center

An information handling system, comprising a host processing complex that instantiates a hosted processing environment, a managed element, a management controller to manage the managed element out of band from the hosted processing environment, and a wireless management module coupled to the management controller, the wireless management module including a wireless transceiver to wirelessly couple a mobile device to the management controller, wherein the management controller receives a direction from the mobile device to manage the managed element.. .
Dell Products, Lp

System and providing proxied virtual wireless end points in a server rack of a data center

A server blade chassis, includes a server blade and a management system. The server blade includes a host processor and a blade management controller.
Dell Products, Lp

Management system, gateway device, server device, management method, gateway method, and management process execution method

A gateway transmits a communication switch request to a communication control unit by http communication. The communication switch request serves to switch connection with a data center from http communication to websocket communication.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Electrical circuit for delivering power to consumer electronic devices

An electrical circuit for providing electrical power for use in powering electronic devices, such as monitors, televisions, white goods, data centers, and telecom circuit boards, is described herein. The electrical circuit includes a voltage reduction circuit cell that includes a first capacitor, a second capacitor, a switching circuit, and a hold capacitor.
Advanced Charging Technologies, Llc

System and provisioning a powered off server in a data center

An information handling system includes a battery, a managed device, a host processing complex to instantiate a hosted processing environment, a wireless management module, and a management controller coupled to the wireless management module. The wireless management module includes a wireless transceiver.
Dell Products, Lp

Rack housings having an adjustable air volume

A rack housing includes, for example, a frame, a door attachable to a front of said frame, a plurality of movable supports for supporting a plurality of electronic devices in the frame, and an actuator for moving said plurality of movable supports to define an adjustable air volume in the rack housing for receiving cooling air from a raised floor of a data center. Computer-implemented methods, computer program products, and systems are also disclose..
International Business Machines Corporation

Node blind mate liquid cooling

The present disclosure is directed to a configurable extension space for a computer server or node blade that has the ability to expand data storage or other functionality to a computer system while minimizing any disruption to computers in a data center when the functionality of a computer server or a node blade is extended. Apparatus consistent with the present disclosure may include multiple electronic assemblies where a first assembly resides deep within an enclosure to which an expansion module may be attached in an accessible expansion space.
Silicon Graphics International Corp.

Information processing device and container for data center

An information processing device includes: one or more information processing device main bodies; a first heat exchanger configured to cool air to be introduced into the one or more information processing device main bodies; an air blower configured to introduce the air into the one or more information processing device main bodies; an evaporator through which discharged air discharged from the one or more information processing device main bodies passes; a receiving pan configured to receive water generated by dew condensation in the first heat exchanger; and a water supply member configured to supply the water in the receiving pan to the evaporator.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Data center cooling system

A data center cooling system includes a housing and a number of container data centers. The housing includes an enclosure and a roof.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Heat dissipating system for data center

A heat dissipating system for a data center includes a data center and an air processing unit. The data center includes an enclosure and an electronic device, and defines a first air vent and a second air vent.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Data center air duct system

An air duct system is configured to be used with an air containment system that spans an aisle defined by rows of racks. The air duct system includes a plurality of ceiling panels supported by the air containment system, and a plurality of support curbs mounted on the ceiling panels.
Schneider Electric It Corporation

Data center air containment system

An air containment system is configured to span an aisle defined by rows of racks. The air containment system includes a frame structure having two end frames provided at respective ends of the air containment system, and at least two horizontal beams, one for each side of the air containment system, releasably secured to the end frames.
Schneider Electric It Corporation

Configurable node expansion space

The present disclosure is directed to a configurable extension space for a computer server or node blade that has the ability to expand data storage or other functionality to a computer system while minimizing any disruption to computers in a data center when the functionality of a computer server or a node blade is extended. Apparatus consistent with the present disclosure may include multiple electronic assemblies where a first assembly resides deep within an enclosure to which an expansion module may be attached in an accessible expansion space..
Silicon Graphics International Corp.

Method and system for secure distribution of mobile data traffic to closer network endpoints

When a ue provides a new request to an s-gw, the s-gw augments dns requests and provides them to a public dns, with the augmentation providing indications of the requested function. The public dns responds by providing the ip address of a simplified p-gw close to the ue location.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Millimeter wave spatial crossbar for a millimeter-wave connected data center

A method and system comprises in a data center including a first server rack housing a first spatial crossbar, a second server rack housing a second spatial crossbar, performing by the first spatial crossbar: transmitting data to the second spatial crossbar via a first millimeter wave beam between the first spatial crossbar and the second spatial crossbar. The first millimeter wave beam may emanate from the first spatial crossbar at a first angle and be redirected toward the second spatial crossbar by a reflective surface in the data center.
Maxlinear, Inc.

Disaggregation of server components in a data center

In a data center, components of a server are located on a different circuit board than the processor. For example, components such as a network interface controller, storage devices, power supply, and memory are located on one or more circuit boards different than the circuit board on which the processor is located.
Facebook, Inc.

Methods and systems to allocate logical disk costs to virtual machines in a virtual data center

Methods and systems allocate storage costs to virtual machines (“vms”) in a virtual data center. Methods calculate a datastore-base rate based on datastore utilized-storage capacity in each ld and each ld-base rate when the datastore utilized-storage capacity and each ld-base rate are available.
Vmware, Inc.

Automated system for cold storage system

In an approach to managing racks in a maid system, a first rack of a data center is identified. The data center comprises a plurality of racks.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and powering a wireless end point in a server rack of a data center

An information handling system includes a host processing complex to instantiate a hosted processing environment, a management controller to manage the host processing complex out of band from the hosted processing environment, and a wireless management module coupled to the management controller. The wireless management module includes a first universal serial bus (usb) interface that is coupled to a second usb interface of the management controller when the management controller is powered up, and is coupled to a usb connector when the management controller is powered down, wherein the wireless management module receives power from a usb device coupled to the usb connector..
Dell Products, Lp

Integrated inverter compressor variable volume refrigerant loop data center cooling unit and control system

A point to point, point to multipoint, or multipoint to multipoint integrated inverter compressor variable volume refrigerant loop data center cooling unit and control system used to regulate volume of refrigerant to air handling systems used to supply cold air ventilation to data center rooms and to the electronic equipment mounted therein which require constant cooling by using a control system controlling variable speed pumps, fans, compressors and condensers to operate a one or a plurality of closed loop, variable volume refrigerant loop systems in conjunction with one or a plurality of associated interior air handling systems located within a data center.. .

Data center transformation systems and methods

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for gamification of data center transformation. In one embodiment, a processor-implemented method is disclosed, comprising: dynamically generating in real-time, via a hardware processor, a multi-player gaming environment including a plurality of graphical elements; wherein at least one constraint applying to one of the graphical elements reflects a constraint applying to a real-world data center; wherein a configuration of at least one of the graphical elements reflects a configuration parameter of the real-world data center; providing, via the hardware processor, the gaming environment to a plurality of users; modifying, via the hardware processor, the configuration of the at least one of the graphical elements based on game play of the plurality of users; and providing, via the hardware processor, an output indicating a modified configuration of the at least one of the graphical elements for modifying the configuration parameter of the real-world data center..
Wipro Limited

Method for continuously detecting body physiological information trajectories and establishing disease prevention using a personal wearable device

A method for continuously detecting body physiological information trajectories through the use of a personal wearable device. Through short-distance wireless transmission, a smartphone or a computer first transmits basic information, including a personal id of a user of the device, a device id, an id of the smartphone or the computer, and communication links, to a remote medical data center.

Determining network security policies during data center migration and detecting security violation

Input data are received from a source environment comprising a plurality of servers and one or more applications running on at least one of the servers. One or more patterns are discovered from the received data comprising information regarding the plurality of servers running applications that collectively perform a service.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and implementing communication between virtual machines

In a method and an apparatus provided for implementing communication between virtual machines, a first switch receives an arp response from an sdn controller, where the arp response carries a mac address of a destination gateway; the first switch acquires, according to the mac address of the destination gateway, vtep information corresponding to the mac address of the destination gateway, where a router corresponding to the vtep information is located in a first data center; and the first switch sends, according to the vtep information, an ip packet to the router corresponding to the vtep information, so that the router corresponding to the vtep information sends the ip packet to a second virtual machine through a tunnel between the router and a second switch.. .
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

Routing packets in a data center network

Accessing data stored on a remote server includes determining a first address of a first server where a block of data identified by a key has been moved from a second server to the first server, the second server having a second address. A first entry of a switch flow table of a datacenter network is updated to indicate that received packets with a destination address including the second address are to be overwritten with the first address.
International Business Machines Corporation

Vm-to-vm traffic estimation in multi-tenant data centers

Methods and systems for network management include performing path regression to determine an end-to-end path across physical links for each data flow in a network. A per-flow utilization of each physical link in the network is estimated based on the determined end-to-end paths.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

Data center management using device identification over power-line

In one embodiment, a first device (e.g., a host device or power distribution unit) stores identification information of the first device, and determines, over a power connection, when the first device is in powered connectivity with a second device (e.g., a power distribution unit or host device, respectively). The first device may then communicate, with the second device over the power connection, identification information of at least one of either the first or second device, where the communicated identification information is accessible to a third device (e.g., a server) via a data network due to the communicating over the power connection.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Controlling spend pacing in a distributed bidding system

Embodiments of the present invention relate to facilitating control of advertisement spending. In embodiments, a spend rate allocated to a datacenter having a plurality of bidders is referenced.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Data center management via out-of-band, low-pin count, external access to local motherboard monitoring and control

Provided is an external secondary computing device configured to monitor or control a rack-mounted computing device independently of whether the rack-mounted computing device is operating or is turned off via a low-pin-count motherboard bus independently of a baseboard management controller.. .
Vapor Io Inc.

Determining a time for corrective action in a data center

Aspects include a method, system, and computer program product for determining a time to a threshold temperature of a device in a data center. A method includes measuring parameters for a device and the data center.
International Business Machines Corporation

Cooling system of data center

A cooling system for a data center includes a cooling module and at least one heating module. The cooling module includes at least one cooling device and at least one airflow control switch.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Cooling system for data center

A cooling system for data center includes a server cabinet, a electronic equipment and a cooling module. The server cabinet includes a number of first check valves and second check valves.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Geographically distributed highly available mailbox

A geographically distributed highly available mailbox system that includes at least first and second data centers servicing different geographical locations. A payload is received by at least one server of the first data center from a first user to be later accessed by a second user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Distributing power between data centers

A data center operable using only electric power based on renewable energy. The data center includes at least one device driven by the electric power, a storage battery for storing the electric power, and a controller for switching the operating mode of the device over the course of time on the basis of predicted values for the amount of electric power generated using renewable energy, the amount of electric power stored in the storage battery, and the amount of electric power consumed by the device..
International Business Machines Corporation

Computing resources workload scheduling

Examples may include techniques to a schedule a workload to one or more computing resources of a data center. A class is determined for the workload based on a workload type or profile for the workload.

Container data center

A container data center includes a container, two server cabinet groups, and a power supply equipment group. The container includes an interior.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Liquid-assisted bottom air cooling of electronic racks in data centers

A data center system includes a container to contain electronic racks of it components operating therein, a cooling unit disposed underneath the electronic racks to receive cool liquid from a chiller unit, to exchange heat generated from the it components, and to transmit the hot liquid carrying the exchanged heat back to the chiller unit. Each electronic rack includes a housing to house it components arranged in a stack, a first rack aisle formed on a first side of the it components to direct cool air received from the cooling unit upwardly, and a second rack aisle formed on a second side of the it components to direct hot air to the cooling unit downwardly, where the host air is transformed from the cool air from the first rack aisle by flowing through an air space between the it components..

Modular data center

A modular data center includes a plurality of first containers and a plurality of second containers. The plurality of first containers and second containers are partitioned into a plurality of functional modules respectively, the functional modules of the plurality of first containers being arranged in parallel, and the functional modules of the plurality of second containers being arranged in parallel on one side of the plurality of first containers and corresponding to the functional modules of the plurality of first containers respectively.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Data center racks and structural framework for electronic equipment and non-electronic equipment

A storage system for mounting equipment includes a plurality of vertical structural side members positioned at corners of the storage system. A plurality of horizontal structural members is coupled to the plurality of vertical structural side members.
Ara Usa Llc

Supporting input/output (i/o) connectivity for a printed circuit assembly (pca) in a hot aisle cabling or a cold aisle cabling arrangement

Supporting input/output (i/o) connectivity for a printed circuit assembly (pca) in a hot aisle cabling or a cold aisle cabling arrangement includes a chassis, the chassis being connected to a rack in a data center, and a pca slidably connected to the chassis via a tray, in which the pca comprises a number of bill of material (bom) options to customize the pca and a single basic input/output system (bios) image, and in which the pca is physically shifted on the chassis to accommodate a cold aisle cabling or a hot aisle cabling arrangement of the data center.. .
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Data center networks

Measures for controlling communication access in a data center network are provided. A packet forwarding function in a server in a data center network is configured to access an access control data store when making forwarding decisions for received data packets which are being routed to/from virtual systems hosted on that server.
Tigera, Inc.

Method for managing the devices of a data centre

A method for managing a data center that includes racks arranged in aisles, includes guiding an operator, by a mobile terminal, to a desired device of a rack. The guiding step includes: indicating, on a screen of the mobile terminal, a route to follow to arrive near the device; once the operator is near the device, reading, by a reading application of the mobile terminal, an electronic marker pattern placed on a first rack facing the operator to determine if the operator is facing the rack including the desired device; if not, repeating the reading operation on the rack directly adjacent to the first rack; once the rack is identified, reading, by the reading application of the mobile terminal, an optical marker pattern placed on the rack so as to obtain a height reference and thus locate the desired device; and acting upon the desired device using the mobile terminal..
Bull Sas

Facility including externally disposed data center air handling units

Described herein is an integrated data center that provides for efficient cooling, as well as efficient wire routing.. .
Switch, Ltd.

Data center rack flexplane

The disclosed technology provides a system comprising a data center rack including one or more enclosures, each of the enclosures including one or more devices, and a plurality of flexplane units configured to interconnect with each other so as to interconnect a plurality of nodes in a torus topology, the one or more of the plurality of nodes is connected to one or more of the devices.. .
Seagate Technology Llc

Cross-data center interoperation and communication

Users in a given organization are tagged with a data center identifier (or data location) that identifies a data center where the user's resources are located. A user request is detected, that indicates that the user wishes to access a resource that is tied to the user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Electrical circuit for delivering power to consumer electronic devices

An electrical circuit for providing electrical power for use in powering electronic devices, such as monitors, televisions, white goods, data centers, and telecom circuit boards, is described herein. The electrical circuit includes a voltage reduction circuit and a rectifier circuit for delivering input power signal to the voltage reduction circuit.
Advanced Charging Technologies, Llc

Data center power network with multiple redundancies

Several embodiments include a power network system for a data center. The power network system can provide high voltage direct current (hvdc) power to server racks or any it load racks type.
Facebook, Inc.

Sports book exchange

A method of trading sports books has the steps of deciding whether to buy and sell, and having decided to buy, selecting a market or a limit order; having selected a market order, purchasing a contract at the lowest ask price, or having selected a limit order, placing an order if the price reaches or goes below the ask price. Having decided to sell, the steps of selecting a market or limit order; having selected a market order, wherein the contract is sold to the highest bid; or having selected a limit order and placing an order if the price reaches or exceeds the bid price.

Data center power manipulation

Disclosed techniques enable power manipulation within a data center based on power policies. Power policies are used to establish behavior based on limits for power consumption, power generation, and other criteria.
Virtual Power Systems, Inc.

Heat dissipating system for data center

A heat dissipating system for a data center includes a return air area and an installation area. The return air area defines a return air damper and an air outlet, and the installation area defines an air inlet damper and an air outlet damper.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Public cloud system and public resource allocation method

A management center, coupled to a plurality of data centers, which can be included in an open or public cloud computing system. The management center includes a monitoring unit and an allocation unit coupled to the monitoring unit.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Cloud-based services exchange

In general, a cloud-based services exchange (or “cloud exchange”) for interconnecting multiple cloud service providers with multiple cloud service customers is described. The cloud exchange may enable cloud customers to bypass the public internet to directly connect to cloud services providers so as to improve performance, reduce costs, increase the security and privacy of the connections, and leverage cloud computing for additional applications.
Equinix, Inc.

Enhanced cloud demand prediction for smart data centers

Techniques are provided for predictively activating physical servers. Embodiments determine a plurality of physical servers that are available within one or more data centers.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Using augmented reality to assist data center operators

Systems and methods include receiving notification of an anomaly in a particular component within a data center environment. Such systems and methods include receiving configuration information identifying positions of tags disposed proximate to and representing respective infrastructure components within the data center environment.
Ca, Inc.

Intelligent suggestions for rack layout setup

A method for generating a rack configuration in a data center facility includes reading physical parameters of the data center facility, reading equipment parameters of a computer equipment in the data center facility, reading user-specific parameters comprising physical characteristics of a user, and generating an optimal rack configuration for the data center facility based on the physical parameters, the equipment parameters, and the user-specific parameters.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Application management device, application management method, and computer-readable recording medium

An application management device includes a memory that stores therein application conditions for defining a condition of whether an update program is to be applied to a data center. The application management device acquires information for an update program from a control center that manages failures in a plurality of data centers including the data center.
Fujitsu Limited

Approach for end-to-end power efficiency modeling for data centers

An apparatus comprising a receiver configured to receive a plurality of power measurements from a plurality of power sensors, and a processor coupled to the receiver and configured to determine an amount of power used by a processing element in a data center by determining a summation of the plurality of power measurements, determine a data to watt ratio that indicates an amount of data that may be processed by the processing element per unit of power used, determine an estimated execution time for processing the amount of data by the processing element, and determine an estimated energy consumption that indicates an amount of energy to be used by the processing element to process the amount of data.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Rack-mounted fire suppression system

A data center includes a plurality of racks on a floor and one or more fire suppression systems coupled to at least some of the racks. The fire suppression systems include reservoirs mounted on the racks, a fire suppression material in the reservoir, and one or more material dispensing devices coupled to the reservoir.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Variable refrigerant flow mutlipoint distributed chilled water cooling and control system for data centers

A point to multipoint closed loop chilled water and refrigerant distribution and control system used to distribute chilled water to air handling systems used to supply cold air ventilation to data center rooms and to the electronic equipment mounted therein which require constant cooling by using a control system controlling variable speed pumps, fans, compressors and condensers to operate a closed loop, variable flow refrigerant system and a plurality of associated closed loop water systems working in conjunction with heat exchangers to provide chilled water to interior air handling systems, provide hot water to heating applications and to provide radiant heat or forced air heating to other occupied spaces where desirable within a building containing a data center.. .

Systems and methods for cooling data centers and other electronic equipment

Described herein is an integrated data center that provides for efficient cooling, as well as efficient wire routing.. .
Switch Communications Group Llc

Movement management device, movement management method, and computer-readable recording medium

A movement management device specifies, when a data center includes separated areas of a first area in which a server rack is installed and a second area in which a worker works, a worker who enters the second area. The movement management device specifies a target server rack to be operated by the specified worker from among a plurality of server racks installed in the first area.
Fujitsu Fip Corporation

Moveable server rack

The present disclosure describes embodiments of apparatuses and methods related to a moveable server rack in a data center. The server rack may include a chassis with a plurality of servers and a receptacle to couple with a mobile robot.
Intel Corporation

Data center management

Provided is a process of managing rack-mounted computing devices in a data center with a distributed peer-to-peer management system, the process including: determining roles of data-center management computing devices in a distributed peer-to-peer data-center management system; receiving, via an out-of-band network, a data-center management command at a given data-center management computing device; distributing, based on at least some of the roles, via the out-of-band network, the data-center management command.. .
Vapor Io Inc.

Software driven long-term-evolution core network for mobile access

Systems and methods for managing network resources, including managing a generated virtualized data plane network using a central controller. Virtual machine (vm) resources are assigned to two or more different network functions at a local data center.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

Global unified session identifier across multiple data centers

Techniques are disclosed for using a global unified session identifier across data centers. Upon creating an initial session in the data center for a user first accessing the data center, a session identifier is generated for the user session.
Oracle International Corporation

Data center management

Provided is a process, including: receiving, with a rack-controller, via a first network, an application program interface (api) request; based on the api request, selecting, with the rack-controller, one of a plurality of routines to effectuate control via the second network of at least some of the plurality of rack-mounted computing devices; executing, with the rack-controller, the selected routine and, as a result, sending one or more commands via the second network encoded in a second protocol different from the first protocol to effectuate an action indicated by the api request.. .
Vapor Io Inc.

System and a remote health testing and diagnostics

According to some aspects, one or more systems and methods for remote testing and diagnostics of at least one patient. In some embodiments, the system comprises at least one personal recorder, configured to record at least one set of test data during at least one self-applied test; at least one data collection point; and a data center configured to analyze the at least one set of the test data received from the at least one data collection point, and generate at least one report..

Method for solving the decomposition-coordination calculation based on block bordered diagonal form (bbdf) model using data center

The present invention proposes a method for solving the decomposition-coordination calculation based on block bordered diagonal form(bbdf) model by using data center. During the solving process, partitioning the electric power system network by using the existing network partitioning method to achieve the grid partition, and setting the parameters of virtual memories firstly, thus to establish the bin-packing model with the priority of energy efficiency; and then, setting each calculating step of the decomposition-coordination calculation based on bbdf as a task.
Tianjin University

Cooling 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

System and modular data center

The present disclosure relates to a unit structure for use in forming a modular data center. The unit structure may have an elongated frame structure forming a rectangular-like subsystem, and may be adapted to be supported above a floor surface.
Liebert Corporation

Random next iteration for data update management

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.

Zone-based firewall policy model for a virtualized data center

Techniques are provided for implementing a zone-based firewall policy. At a virtual network device, information is defined and stored that represents a security management zone for a virtual firewall policy comprising one or more common attributes of applications associated with the security zone.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

System and data center security enhancements leveraging managed server socs

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

System and methods for load placement in data centers

A system for operating information handling systems forming a network including a plurality of switches is provided. The system includes an open flow controller coupled to each of the plurality of switches; a plurality of links, each link configured to transmit data packets between two switches from the plurality of switches; wherein: the open flow controller is configured to determine a traffic flow across each of the plurality of links; and each one of the plurality of switches is configured to re-route a data packet when the traffic flow in a link associated to the switch exceeds a threshold.
Dell Products L.p.

Cabinet server and data center based on cabinet server

A cabinet server and a data center where the cabinet server includes multiple function node layers vertically arranged to form a server core and multiple intra-cabinet antennas vertically arranged and disposed at one side of the server core, an intra-cabinet antenna is wirelessly connected to adjacent intra-cabinet antennas. A transmission path is formed of the vertically arranged intra-cabinet antennas when a radio signal is transmitted within the cabinet server.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.



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  • Data Processing
  • Networking
  • Telecommunications Equipment
  • Telecommunication
  • Air Conditioning
  • User Interface
  • Local Area Network
  • Data Packet
  • Data Storage
  • Decryption
  • Power Management


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