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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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What is a ‘Mission Critical’ Facility?

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A ‘mission critical’ operation, system or facility may sound fairly straightforward – something that is essential to the overall operations of a business or process within a business.  Essentially, something that is critical to the mission.  But, as any data … Continue reading

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How Eaton, APC, Tripp Lite, and Vertiv Lead the Industry as Top UPS Manufacturers

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Every data center in the world utilizes Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs) for reliable backup power in the event of an outage.  Power outages can occur in a data center for a variety of reasons and can last ¼ of a … Continue reading

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Reduce Cooling Costs and Improve Energy Efficiency with High-Heat Tolerant VRLA Batteries

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Data Center Backup Power Supply Batteries All data centers are run on power and (hopefully) the security and peace of mind of having a robust UPS and backup power supply in place.  This is important because power loss can occur … Continue reading

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Power Loss, Backup Power and the Healthcare Industry

There are arguably few places in which reliable and sufficient backup power is more important than the healthcare industry.  While backup power is very important for a myriad of industries, in the healthcare industry, it can be the difference between … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Arc Flash in a Data Center and How to Avoid It

A well-planned and well-managed data center anticipates potential hazards and works to minimize their risk. Additionally, by anticipating potential hazards, a data center can have appropriate response plans in case a potential hazard becomes reality.  At times, the level of … Continue reading

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How to Know When It is Time to Upgrade Your UPS & How to Do So Effectively

One of the most important components of any data center is their Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS).  The UPS is tasked with maintaining uptime in a data center should there ever be a power interruption.  It literally provides an uninterruptible power … Continue reading

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Hyperconvergence Solutions in the Data Center

Hyperconvergence is not just a buzzword, it is the future of data center operations.  First there were converged data centers and now there are hyperconverged data center infrastructures that address silos that previously posed a significant problem. With hyperconverged data … Continue reading

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