Wednesday, October 1, 2008

NEC unveils 'ECO CENTER' the energy saving server

NEC India, a leading IT and networking organisation, today unveiled a revolutionary product "ECO CENTER" the energy saving server. ECO CENTRE consumes up to 55% less power, occupies upto 50 % less space and approximately 58% lighter than conventional servers due to the leveraging of cutting edge NEC technologies, such as highly efficient batteries, the optimum cooling functions of high-density packaging, and the adoption of advanced low power CPUs, chipsets and memory. The ECO CENTER will support "Windows Server 2003," "Windows Server 2008," and "Red Hat Enterprise Linux."

On the launch of the "ECO CENTER" Mr. Abhilesh Guleria, Country Manager – IT Platform Business, NEC India Pvt. Ltd. said that, “NEC Corporation has concluded development on the "ECO CENTER," a specialized space and energy-saving server. NEC Corporation realizes the requirements of its customers by closely working with them and always works to innovate the products accordingly. "ECO CENTER" is one such product which takes care off all the requirments of the customers in todays scenario. Loaded with a-cut-above technology, it assists our customers in cutting their power consumption costs and space costs significantly."

The ECO CENTER achieves maximum energy-saving benefits by capitalizing on the optimization technology of NEC's "Sigma System Center" integrated with VMware's "VMware(R) ESX 3.5" to streamline allocation of operations in response to hardware demands.

Designed with such advanced technologies, the ECO CENTER is ideally suited for the large-scale application servers and Web servers being used in major enterprises and government agency data centers. With energy-saving IT devices attracting considerable attention in the battle against global warming, NEC intends to actively market the ECO CENTER as the core product in its "REAL IT COOL PROJECT." An initiative that aims to cut the power used by customer IT platforms by 50% year on year, and to realize a cumulative reduction in CO2 emissions from IT devices by approximately 910,000 tons by 2012.