3 Qualities of a Successful Data Center

  As data centers continue to evolve and expand, the considerations a manager needs to take into account continue to increase. How does one balance an expanding consumption with important sustainability needs? What is one to make of the recent … Continue reading

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Balancing the Data Power Consumption in Your Data Center

Every business wants to get more productivity out of its employees and systems. If you had a team of 12 people, and only four were doing most of the work, you might get rid of the eight who weren’t being … Continue reading

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The Way the Energy Storage Industry Is Changing

According to Forbes, energy storage technology could render utility companies unrecognizable within the 21st century. Much of the news is all about battery technology, which is making headlines thanks to electric vehicles. Batteries are much more portable and usable in … Continue reading

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Software to Boost Data Center Infrastructure Management

Every aspect of your organization is expected to operate at top efficiency. This includes your data center. With Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) systems, your organization certainly has a lot of information which can keep your network up to speed. … Continue reading

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What Changes Are in Store for Data Centers With Lithium-ion Batteries?

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries offer significant benefits over the traditional valve-regulated lead-acid batteries (VRLA) used in data centers. For smaller centers, like those in medium to small businesses, the change could be very dramatic. Here are six reasons your organization should … Continue reading

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The Power Rating of a Rack PDU Is Not Always the Load Capacity

Even if you aren’t an IT specialist, you probably understand circuit breakers and electricity. Each breaker is designed to handle a specific power load. When that capacity is overloaded, the breaker trips and shuts off the electricity to the circuit. … Continue reading

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Benefits of Intelligent Metering With a Rack PDU

Having multiple power units can make your IT structure more efficient, but only when you know how much energy is being used by each track. You have to manage your power capacity by tracking energy use. It’s not only good … Continue reading

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Solve IT Issues in the Field With Prefabricated Data Centers

Oil and gas exploration isn’t limited to hospitable sites near big cities. It’s more likely your business will face harsh conditions like a desert or remote area without access to technology. Even though the terrain is rugged, you still have … Continue reading

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Cloud Connectivity

Does Your Business Have a Strategy for Cloud Connectivity?  Over the next few years, cloud infrastructure spending among businesses is expected to take up more of your IT budget. In 2014, cloud expenditures accounted for about five percent of the … Continue reading

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Rack PDU Power Rating vs. Load Capacity

Understanding Power Rating and Load Capacity for PDUs A PDU (Power Distribution Unit) is an electrical component that distributes power to multiple devices in computer data centers and high energy use areas.Able to handle more energy than ordinary power strips, … Continue reading

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