Posted by Annie Paquette on December 09, 2019
The Quest for the Best At the dawn of the first data center, facilities and IT managers have strived for more productive floor space. Over the last decade, considerable achievements have been realized with the advent of virtualization, multifunction hardware and more innovative energy distribution sources. Today, the trend towards ...
Posted by Annie Paquette on October 28, 2019
Server Technology takes zombie servers very seriously. They are one of the scariest incidents to run across in the data center because they can kill any chances of cost savings. That in itself is enough to make any Halloween spooky...
Posted by Annie Paquette on August 26, 2019
Remotely monitored and managed power distribution units can keep mission-critical smart power systems up and running while helping reduce energy consumption.
Posted by Annie Paquette on August 20, 2019
Unlike other much-hyped technologies that contributed very little improvements to our every-day lives, 5G networks are poised to have a dramatic and positive impact throughout the world in the very near term. Those who benefit from 5G services do not have to be the bearer of a thousand-dollar smartphone, they will realize its benefits through enhanced health, security, and transportation services -- just to name a few.
Posted by Annie Paquette on August 19, 2019
It’s extraordinary to think that after all this time, there is still an AC/DC conundrum happening and—nowhere is it more prevalent than in the data center power flow that churns the workload, to supply the applications for our digital lives. Consider that even when alternative energy is brought into the mix, these production technologies initially produce DC power and AC power is still being delivered to the IT racks within the data center.
Posted by Annie Paquette on August 05, 2019
Checking off two data center optimization metric boxes with one intelligent PDU -- while also offering the outlet flexibility to meet the dynamic server-rack power changes of expanding data centers -- is an option worth considering.
Posted by Annie Paquette on July 15, 2019
The rise of big data and the proliferation of vastly differing applications to mine the data are dramatically changing the power distribtion unit (PDU) landscape. It is defining how server racks are configured.