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July 25, 2014
No mechanical refrigeration or dehumidification. No war between IT and facilities. Hear how Facebook's choices yield a PUE consistently below 1.10.
June 24, 2014
Five pros offer quick tricks of the trade for all stages of planning and building a data center.
March 28, 2014
Green data centers promised significant cost savings, but that has been a dream deferred. So far, power-efficient chips have proved more effective.
November 13, 2013
With on-site energy generation -- and a heliport -- Niobrara is designed to never lose data center power.
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You may know fuel cell technology from following NASA space missions, but that same clean, quiet generator could help your data center's power demand. Continue Reading
Isolated grounds are a solution lacking a problem. In fact, isolated grounds create problems for data center cabinet power and add expense all around. Continue Reading
A power distribution unit is a device for controlling electrical power in a data center. Floor and rack-mounted PDUs can provide data for power usage effectiveness (PUE) calculations. Continue Reading
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Smart PDUs and DCIM turn on data center energy management, but that's the short-term stuff. A strong strategy will energize a data center perennially. Continue Reading
Direct current data center power supply hasn't caught on as a mainstream idea, but are the major utilities to blame? Continue Reading
Power consumption accounts for a large portion of data center operating costs, so it's important to understand power usage and efficiency when planning a new build or updating an existing facility. While you cannot eliminate power use, there are ... Continue Reading
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Is your hot aisle too hot for OSHA? New data center trends are causing concern. You might need to adapt to adhere to the law. Continue Reading
Is key-swipe entry monitored by anyone? Do your retrofit plans include an economizer? See why many facility trends -- and laws -- are causing concern. Continue Reading
DR won't prevent downtime, but the choice for high-uptime IT shops isn't business continuity vs. disaster recovery, it's how to incorporate both. Continue Reading
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Next-generation PDUs share more information with data centers, which can improve understanding of data center conditions. Continue Reading
Safety comes first when removing power circuits in legacy data centers. Modern data centers have adopted easier-to-use electrical infrastructure. Continue Reading
Remote server management tools enable granular server control from anywhere, but they're useless without a network connection or power supply. Continue Reading