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Racks full of servers in a Google data center (Photo: Google)

With IT consumerization, more devices, and a lot more data – the reliance on the corporate data center will only continue to grow. Administrators are being tasked with running a leaner and more efficient data center all while keeping costs down. It’s clear that resources will always be finite. Furthermore,… Read More

Schneider Electric Addresses the Dangers of Arc Flash

Arc flash is a serious safety issue for electrical maintenance, and Schneider Electric is taking the initiative on this issue. Schneider says its Virtual Main Arc Flash Mitigation system is a new concept which reduces arc flash energy across the entire low-voltage switchgear. Read More

Emerson Adapts Open Compute, Eyes HyperScale Market

Emerson Network Power will attend The Open Compute Summit to show off a rack solution that integrates concepts of the Open Rack specification, created with off-the-shelf components. Emerson is also launching a new consulting initiative that will target operators of large “hyperscale” data centers. Read More

Active Power Announces 11MW Flywheel Deal

An Active Power PowerHouse unit providing containerized power infrastructure for a modular data center.

Active Power has received a multimillion dollar purchase order for its flywheel-based CleanSource UPS systems. The systems, which total nearly 11 megawatts of UPS capacity, are slated for deployment at a data center owned by “one of the world’s leading internet search firms.” Read More

Schneider, ETAP Team to Simulate Power Changes

Schneider Electric and analytical engineering firm ETAP announced a new advanced electrical power analysis and simulation solution module for data centers, which provides data center operators with added power system intelligence. Read More

Diesel: The Lifeblood of the Recovery Effort

sentinel-generator

The importance of diesel backup generators in the post-Sandy economy is hard to overstate. In the wake of the storm, diesel is the lifeblood of the New York-area data center industry and much of lower Manhattan, where generators are currently providing virtually all the area’s electricity. Read More

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