Author Archives: Kevin Normandeau

About Kevin Normandeau

Kevin Normandeau, is a veteran of the technology publishing industry having worked at a variety of technology sites including PC World; AOL Computing; Network World; Geek.com and International Data Group (IDG). Kevin lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two sons. When he is not in front of the computer (which is most of the time) he likes to get out to ski, hike and mountain bike.

Best Practices for Data Center Power Systems

This white paper from Schneider Electric describes the challenges that a typical data center presents to the system study engineer, common pitfalls that must be avoided, and how a system study is crucial to the successful performance of a data center power system.
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Secure Multi-Tenancy in Virtualized Data Centers

The biggest obstacle to adoption of ITaaS has been lack of confidence that data and applications are securely isolated in a cloud-based infrastructure where servers, networks, and storage are all shared resources. Cisco, NetApp, and VMWare present their solution in a live webcast May 25. Read More

Keeping Cool In The Data Center

A cost-effective, efficient solution for maximizing heat transfer and enabling higher heat density equipment frames can be accomplished by utilizing properly positioned “phase change” or “two-phase” pumped refrigerant cooling methods. Read More

Power Monitoring 101

Power now represents the single largest component of operating cost. Yet, rarely is energy as closely managed as it should be. This white paper from Eaton looks at power monitoring options that are available for organizations of any size. Read More