Author Archives: Industry Perspectives

7 Attributes That Help Counter Data Center Downtime

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A recent downtime study took a closer look at high-performing data centers that experienced the least amount of downtime and identified seven common attitudes and actions largely shared by the organizations, writes Peter Panfill of Emerson’s Liebert AC Power. He outlines what these shared characteristics are. Read More

The Syracuse Green Data Center: Driving Energy Savings & System Reliability

The exterior of the new data center at Syracuse University, which includes $5 million of energy efficient data center technology from IBM.

The Syracuse University Green Data Center is now a reality and has been in successful operation for over three years. The data center, at 6,000 square feet includes an adjacent power plant containing the combined heat and power system. David Blair of GEM Energy, who worked on the systems running the facility, outlines how the innovations deployed save power and increase reliability. Read More