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    Want to Support High-Density Applications? Try a 3 Phase PDU.

    by RJ Tee

    Sometimes, the road less traveled proves to be the better route. That’s certainly proven to be the case with Server Technology’s series of 3 phase PDUs. Once it was a less common, new approach to power distribution in the data center, now three phase PDU(s) sales have spiked over the past three years. One of the early challenges of three phase power was load balancing. In the past, this meant carefully dividing power evenly across the three branches of the rack PDU so that you could draw roughly similar current on each branch. This only worked in a perfect world where the rack is filled with a single type of device.

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    Using a Horizontal vs. a Vertical Rack PDU

    by RJ Tee

    While use of vertical PDUs, or vertical rack power distribution units, has become nearly ubiquitous in today’s data center, they are not the only game in town. Since we have been getting a lot of questions lately about Horizontal rack PDUs, we thought it would be useful to take moment to pause and reflect on our counterpart from the other axis. Besides orientation, the most obvious difference between the two rack mount power strips is that of space – outlet space to be exact. Since the typical horizontal PDU fills 1 to 2U gaps, the number of outlets available is limited to the width of the rack, or the number of U spaces you are willing to part with.

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    The Right PDU For Your Data Center Power Needs

    by RJ Tee

    At Server Technology, we understand that power needs vary from customer to customer. Some data centers require all-in-one power solutions complete with all the available bells and whistles, while others have more basic needs. But one thing that doesn’t vary is the desire for a best-in-class high quality power product. Another thing that’s for certain is that Server Technology’s award-winning power solutions provide just that.

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    by RJ Tee

    Power measurement in the data center could be one of the most important capacities to measure (and by that rationale, monitor) on a frequent basis. Without power functioning your assets, nothing is going to work. Monitoring the power gives us a heads up if power is behaving itself; it's just as important to be able to know if power is decreasing, just as much as if it's increasing.

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