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The Cost of Data Center Cooling

Data center cooling is a constant issue in both initial design and evolution. But a greater issue is the expense in dealing with the challenge. Beyond the cost of buying, installing and power the CRACs (Computer Room Air Conditioning) units is the very real expense of consulting. Read More

Aberdeen Research: Quantifying Downtime

With limited budgets and so many initiatives how do you request money for disaster recovery? You will find an answer in this Aberdeen Research entitled “Data center Downtime, How Much Does It Really Cost?,” which is enlightening in several respects. Read More

How to Resolve Ground Relay Tripping

Power Expert Reza Tejali, in his continuing series of articles for Schneider Electric takes a real world case and breaks it down for the Data Center Professional. This technical whitepaper will prove valuable for those concerned with incoming power distribution to their data center. Read More

Evaluating HP’s Thermal Logic

Are you running a large data center servicing more than 50 end users? If so then energy is as much an issue as your hardware. Often the two seem to be separate challenges but HP has developed systems that inherently complement each other. This IDC technical brief highlights the importance of and practical benefits behind HP’s Thermal Logic. Read More

A Strategy for Long Term Power

Critical Power is a key concern for the data center strategist. As subject matter expert, Reza Tejali, P.E. of Schneider Electric explains, “(Power) Loss must be truly ‘prevented’ by prudent operational practices.” That theme is prevalent in this thought leadership whitepaper. Read More

Consolidating – Consider the Rest of the Equation

In this whitepaper Raritan explores the trend of getting more of your data center with less – less space, less equipment through technologies such as blade servers. Key to this necessary evolution is a parallel change to cooling and power and how to get the most out of that key infrastructure to control cost, uptime and extended wear of equipment.

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