Whether you operate a state of the art colocation facility or are deploying your critical equipment to an off-premise colocation provider, you need reliable, quality rack power monitoring and management tools. With ready-made rack PDU solutions in as little as 3-5 days plus 12,000 PDU varieties to support your unique requirements, Server Technology has you covered.
New White Paper: Going Solo, or Going Colo?
Building and operating an enterprise data center (“flying solo”) can be a daunting task that is capital intensive. Being a tenant at a colocation provider can take a lot of burden off the corporate facilities team and reduce CAPEX, yet leave the IT side of the house bearing the brunt of the responsibility for maintaining uptime of critical infrastructure while concurrently minimizing OPEX. Learn how by installing intelligent racks can maximize uptime and ROI.Download the New White Paper Today
The Colocation SolutionServer Technology's power strategy experts have worked with hundreds of data center and IT professionals just like you to ensure get ahead on your deployment. Want one PDU to solve all your density and remote power challenges? High Density Outlet Technology (HDOT) PDUs allows you to build an HDOT PDU your way in Four Simple Steps.
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Moving Into a Colo?Maximize your investment and uptime by choosing Server Technology Rack PDUs and Sentry Power Manager (SPM) for maximum remote power monitoring and management capabilities. Ready to specify your solution? Use our PDU selector to quickly discover the perfect intelligent PDU for your power strategy.
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Colocation ProvidersWhy Server Technology for your colocation facility?
- 30 Years of Data Center Expertise – let us be your Power Strategy Experts
- Best uptime, monitoring/management solutions for your clients
- Ready-Made Rack PDU solutions in as little as 3-5 days
- Unbeatable Support – our #1 differentiator
Software - Increased uptime and higher computes density translates to greater ROI
The Challenge:Turn operates a highly scalable multi-tier server infrastructure that runs a “big data" analytics engine and software suite which provides a lightning-fast managed-service and self-service platform for brand and agency customers globally. Turn's success in advertising analytics required that their systems be deployed across multiple data centers (on premise and colocation). As they grew, their systems became more complicated and the number of hardware configurations and multiple points of data posed a significant opportunity for optimization globally.
Outcome:Learn how Turn consolidated their Rack PDU configurations to one flexible solution that reduced 5-10% floor space and streamlined reporting of energy usage across all data centers.
“We were able to validate power consumption versus colocation provider reports."Randall Wofford
Data Center Manager, Turn
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Switched PDUs Provide Uptime and Remote Management for picturemaxx and their 10,000 clients.
The Challenge:Picturemaxx utilizes off-site colocation environments. Running hundreds of applications across multitudes of remotely located servers and storage arrays requires a very complex software stack. And while the adoption of virtual machine technology has meant that a lot of software problems can be solved through the restart of a virtual machine, occasionally a cold reboot of the hardware is required to restore things to working order. With an offsite datacenter, cycling a machine on and off means either lost time to travel to the facility or else an expensive “remote hands" support call to the colocation provider.
Outcome:Learn how Picturemax was able to save precious time and money by having the ability to see power draw at the rack level and to cycle power to individual outlets to quickly recover a locked up server at a remote facility.
It only takes one or two instances of a locked up server being remotely reset to pay for the functionality of a Switched PDU,"Michael Weinrich, Senior DevOps Engineer, Picturemaxx
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Security – Power management and monitoring at the outlet level improve uptime with fewer power outages
The Challenge:The Security company had to configure lab expansion of 50 racks into facilities where the power and cooling systems of the colocation providers vary by facility, and are different from those within client's internal lab environments. Additionally, these clients required a detailed understanding of how much power is consumed while performing a variety of software algorithms.
Outcome:By working with Server Technology, the Senior Infrastructure Engineer at this security company allowed him to rapidly identify assets and build out reports aggregates power draw for an entire row as well as set thresholds for upstream breakers. Having this capability helped the client to experience improve uptime and a better understanding of capacity for future growth.
“Each step up the 'improvement ladder' was successful. And when there were issues, Server Technology quickly helped me to remediate the issue."Senior Infrastructure Engeineer of Global Labs
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Learn how ScaleMatrix Uses HDOT PDU to Achieve Industry-Leading Power Density
The Challenge:ScaleMatrix, a national cloud, colocation and managed services provider, runs a proprietary platform that regularly measures: 17 kW, 34 kW and 52 kW – all within a single 45U enclosure. Maintaining such dense workloads per rack is no easy task. Sound reporting tools and responsive safety features were needed to ensure electricity flows into cabinets in a safe manner that avoids unexpected power surges, shutdowns and fires.
Outcome:Switching to Server Technology's HDOT and SPM products empowered ScaleMatrix to efficiently power some of the highest density workloads in the country – if not the world.
"With Server Technology, we operate in a problem-free environment nearly 100 percent of the time. This is very important, as we require 24/7/365 uptime."Chris Orlando, Co-Founder and CSMO, ScaleMatrix
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