Hewlett-Packard is still one of the big believers in containerized data centers, and the reason is simple: A select number of customers who are focused on power efficiency, speed of deployment, or both pay HP money to weld these things together and slap a coat of paint on them. At the HP Discover customer and partner …
So does this make the designers and production staff
You can guess what 50s SF movie I've got in the pocket.
From the outside it looks like a printer or a photocopier with wires on the outside. No idea of scale, unless this uses some kind of freaky TARDIS tech.
Also "click to enlarge" reduces the image size. More TARDIS shenanigans?
Hot as hell aisle
Pitty the poor bastard who has to service the hot aisle when faced with 7 million BTU flowing through. Not to mention any cables or other components in the hot as hell aisle.
It would be nice to have a more analytical article vs. merely regurgitating HP's marketing BS. What's the price for a redundant power configuration with massive redundant back-up diesel generators, transformers, and UPS systems? When factoring the entire cost of site preparation, the entire facilities installation, etc., what is the real value proposition vs. a more standard, modular approach?
69 per rack ?
More than 2 people must be involved, surely.