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Through the Eyes of a NOC Technician: Air Handler System

Data center cooling is one of the major challenges faced by data center managers because high temperatures and excess heat can severely effect its lifespan and performance. As organizations keep adding blade servers to equip their performance, data centers are demanding more electricity and producing high heat. Sometimes the heat exceedes 30kW – 50 kW/server …

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3 Important Data Center Productivity Metrics

A data center is meant to serve your business’ data needs, and some of the most important aspects of data centers are uptime, preparedness for disaster recovery and customer satisfaction. The data center may be equipped with the most hi-tech superior performing systems, but, for some, it also needs to have that extra something when …

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A Solar Powered Data Center: Is it Practical?

Renewable energy is a hot topic right now, and it has been at the forefront of data center innovations for a while, too. Solar power is a major component in the renewable energy segment and ,though it has vast potential, it hasn’t been adopted as an integral power source in the industry. There have been, however, …

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How to Reduce Data Center Energy Costs

As data centers grow, power requirements also grow. Data centers, in fact, rank amongst the biggest consumers of power on the planet. However, there is a tipping point, and many data centers are now finding this out the hard way. Surging demand of power means that many data centers have exhausted the power utility’s ability …

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Green Data Centers: Looking Beyond Renewable Energy and Cooling Efficiencies

Going green yields many benefits today’s data centers. However, going green is traditionally associated with high costs, especially substantial investments in making radical changes to cooling technologies and installing renewable energy sources. This, however, does not always have to be the case. It is possible to convert an existing legacy data center into a highly …

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Cooling Innovations in Data Centers: Notable Advances

Efficient cooling is one of the vital elements of the data center industry for various reasons. A smooth-running cooling system helps keeps costs at bay and allows data centers to offer competitive pricing for their services. An increase in data traffic essentially translates into an increase in demand for enhanced efficiency at lower costs on …

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Data Center Power Compartmentalization

How Data Centers are Going Green

The latest trend in date centers is to go green and for good reasons, too. The main focus of “going green” is to reduce energy costs by reducing the requirement for cooling. This is not just environment-friendly, but since energy costs are a significant chunk of operating costs, data centers can reduce their overheads substantially. The …

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Data Center Power Compartmentalization

New Immersion Technology Promises Energy Efficient and Leaner Data Centers

Data centers are power hogs. In the US, these facilities alone are responsible for about 2% of the total energy usage in the country (according to research by Villanova University). If all the data centers of the world are put together, their power consumption would exceed all but four sovereign nations of the world. The …

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Trending: Leaner Data Centers

The mention of data centers conjures up images of racks and racks of equipment with lights blinking and power supplies buzzing. However, efficient data centers don’t always have to be like that. As of late, data centers have started to apply the minimalist philosophy to data centers as well, so that data centers perform just …

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There is More to TIA-942 Than Ensuring 99.995% Uptime

TIA-942 is a standard for the information and communications industry, and data centers are adopting this standard to have 99.995% uptime. However, there is more to TIA-942 than ensuring all-time availability. Adopting TIA 942 offers many other benefits: TIA-942 Offers Broad-based Design and Operational Guidelines TIA-942 standards are comprehensive. It offers guidelines for the design …

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