Data center backup power and power distribution News
September 02, 2015
Some colocation providers say the best way to prevent data center downtime is to regularly pull the plug and see what happens. (Hopefully, nothing.)
November 11, 2014
Dell Software's CTO Donald Ferguson reveals his thoughts on cloud security, the Internet of Things and software design.
June 24, 2014
Five pros offer quick tricks of the trade for all stages of planning and building a data center.
December 08, 2011
As data center operators look for new ways to improve energy efficiency, a move to DC power is all but inevitable, some experts say.
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In this Q&A, an expert discusses the feasibility of implementing independent power production or cogeneration systems, and speculates on future trends in data center power use. Continue Reading
Different areas of the data center can have different levels of redundancy Continue Reading
HP and IBM plan to start shipping out new x86 servers next month with updated processors, storage capabilities and server power management tools. Continue Reading
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You can't depend on a building system to run the data center. Implement a BMS and a DCIM tool to monitor and predict system changes, tighten security and more. Continue Reading
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
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Remote server management tools enable granular server control from anywhere, but they're useless without a network connection or power supply. Continue Reading
Apply these techniques to balance the three-phase power load and avoid unnecessarily buying a costly new UPS. Continue Reading
Arc-flash hazards can cause fatal injuries, equipment damage and unnecessary shutdowns in the data center. Continue Reading