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Mission Critical Facility Power – Best Practices & Maintenance

Mission Critical Facility Power – Best Practices & Maintenance   When we talk about businesses or operations that depend on reliable power, there are few operations that are completely dependent on reliable power than mission-critical facilities. Mission-critical facilities must be … Continue reading

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The Lifespan of the UPS

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Most UPS systems are the first line of defense against utility outages and load failure, so it’s important to understand how long the system will last and when to repair, maintain or replace it. A UPS is a sensitive piece of … Continue reading

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Hyperscale Data Center – A Closer Look

What is a Hyperscale Data Center? There is a lot of buzz about hyperscale data centers, and for good reason, the number of hyperscale data centers is growing rapidly and will continue to do so.  Before we discuss why hyperscale … Continue reading

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The Future of the Cloud in Data Centers

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How the Cloud is Being Used in the Data Center Today Today’s data centers are faced with managing more, and larger, data files than ever before.  As the size of data being managed grows, data centers are faced with a … Continue reading

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VRLA vs. Lithium Ion Batteries in the Data Center

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Every data center is on a quest to maximize uptime and one of the most important components of data center uptime is data center batteries.  There are a variety of battery types and there are advantages and disadvantages to all … Continue reading

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A Comprehensive Look at Data Center Cooling Best Practices

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If there is one thing that all data centers must prioritize, constantly evaluate, frequently adjust, and dedicate a lot of resources to, it is cooling.  Data center cooling is a major priority because it is necessary to keep all equipment … Continue reading

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Data Center Cybersecurity Drills

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Preparing for the Worst – Data Center Cyber Attacks Preparing for the worst is something that is a priority, or at least should be, for every data center.  But, for data centers, there are many potential ‘worst’ case scenarios that … Continue reading

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Analytics Improve Data Center Efficiency

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The Need for an Analytic-Driven Data Center Everyone knows the importance of analytics in today’s modern, digital world.  Without measurable data, it is difficult to make informed decisions about operations, efficiency, personnel, products, utilities, and more.  Analytics is a critical … Continue reading

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Importance of Replacing UPS Battery Capacitors

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What is a UPS Battery Capacitor? One of the most critical power elements of any data center is its UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply).  There are many different types of UPS systems but, generally, they all rely on a battery to … Continue reading

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How Power Loss Effects the Education Sector: The Importance of Emergency Backup Power for Schools

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Importance of Adequate Power Supply in Education Facilities The education sector constantly faces a wide array of risks that could impact their access to the power necessary to run their facility.  Whether it is a preschool, elementary, junior high, high … Continue reading

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