Thursday, 26 February 2009

IBM Green Data Center in Second Life

Data centers are highly secured locations, and client tours can be challenging to secure, not to mention the financial and time costs involved with site visits. Now, IBM is offering a new experience: a model of a green data center in Second Life-a 3D virtual environment. In the IBM Virtual Green Data Center (VGDC) visitors have an opportunity for "hands-on" experience to learn about the energy efficient technologies of IBM Project Big Green. Try solving energy problems in the data center with interactive demos. All of this from the comfort of your office or home.
IBM Green Data Center - Virtual green data center

System energy efficiency demonstrations
On the first floor, you can see all of the IBM server and storage systems in action and explore key data center power and cooling and energy management technologies. Get detailed information on IBM BladeCenter systems, IBM System x servers, IBM Power Systems and IBM System z10 mainframes. Open the server doors to learn about their green features. Learn about green data enter best practices. Featured demos include Energy Management, Virtualization, and IBM Tivoli green data center tools.

How can I visit the Green Data Center?
The Virtual Green Data Center exhibit is located in the IBM Virtual Business Center in Second Life. If you are already registered in second life, visit the Virtual Green Data Center now

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