YouTube: Sun Modular Datacenter S20

Project Black Box is now a full-fledged shipping product with a new name: Sun Modular Datacenter (Sun MD). In this short introduction video, you’ll learn how the Sun MD is packs a lot of punch into a small footprint.

At only 160 sq ft, each Sun MD hosts a 12.5kW rack for network and system management equipment and seven 25kW-capable racks for servers, storage, or other equipment. This is 4-times denser per rack than a typical datacenter and makes it an ideal platform for the new generations of blade servers and other high-density equipment that many existing datacenters are unable to support due to their limited power or cooling capabilities. The high power and cooling efficiency of the Sun MD make it possible to help reduce clutter and chaos in the datacenter by serving as the ultimate consolidation and virtualization platform. Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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