Today’s Facility Manager serves as a comprehensive resource for facility professionals who regularly purchase product and services for their facilities. In this web exclusive Data Center Infrastructure product focus, the editors present several offerings on the market. Look for a variety of product categories to be highlighted online throughout the year. These are in addition to the products you will find featured in each issue of the magazine.
9900C UPS by Mitsubishi Electric
The 9900C UPS is a three-phase, one megawatt (1.05 MVA) online double conversion uninterruptible power supply (UPS) that delivers up to 97% efficiency. Suitable for large data center applications, it reduces operation and cooling costs and is scalable up to eight units for N+1 redundancy or N capacity with a high power density per square foot of floor space. The 9900C UPS incorporates Digital Signal Processor and Direct Digital Control (DDC) in order to achieve the full benefits of advanced generation Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs). In addition, its three level conversion design provides a 15 year lifetime on the capacitors. The 9900C UPS offers a variety of open architecture communication methods and an intuitive LCD touch panel to access system status, monitoring, and control. The product is fully supported by Mitsubishi Electric Power Products’ factory-direct, 24x7x365 services, training, and application expertise as well as a three year parts and labor warranty.
Build To Spec (BTS) Kit Hot Aisle Containment (HAC) Solution
by Chatsworth Products (CPI)
The BTS Kit HAC Solution includes the components needed to construct a ceiling supported or cabinet supported duct to capture and direct airflow in the contained aisle. Compatible with economization methods, it features a field fabricated duct that is used over a contained hot aisle as part of a closed hot air return and integrates with perimeter cooling for improved cooling efficiency. The BTS Kit HAC is suitable for retrofit applications over a mix of cabinets, including cabinets of varying heights, widths, and depths. Its elevated, single piece duct allows cabinets to be removed, omitted, or replaced as required and is translucent (as are the door panels) to allow light to enter the aisle. The doors close automatically to maintain containment and reduce recovery time. The BTS Kit HAC Solution is delivered on a pallet with eight components and is designed for quick installation and customization on-site.
Intelligent Rack Transfer Switch (PX3TS) by Raritan®
The Intelligent Rack Transfer Switch (PX3TS) helps keep data center equipment operating through power failures. Its patent pending hybrid design uses both electromechanical relay and silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) technologies to sense power loss and provide fast and seamless power load transfers from one power source to another without interrupting operations. The PX3TS also provides remote monitoring and PDU unit level metering to support capacity planning decisions. Real-time power information gathered by the switch through optional plug-and-play sensors can be shared with Raritan’s DCIM software solution for monitoring and managing the health of the rack and the data center. The Intelligent Rack Transfer Switch comes with a number of options, a range of voltage and plug types, an intelligent network-ready controller with display, and with two USB-A and one USB-B port to support Wi-Fi networking, webcams, and cascading to share IP drops.
EcoBreeze™ by Schneider Electric
EcoBreeze is a modular, scalable, indirect evaporative cooling solution for data centers. Depending on outside ambient conditions, the EcoBreeze economizer switches between indirect air-to-air or evaporative heat exchange automatically, ensuring that the most efficient cooling method is being used. Installed outside the data center, EcoBreeze takes up zero white space, increasing the capacity for IT compute. Data centers can increase facility efficiency by using EcoBreeze to leverage temperature differences between outside air and IT return air. Its fans scavenge outside air as a means to reject heat while using a polymer heat exchanger that also provides physical separation of the conditioned data center environment from the ambient air. This helps mitigate issues with humidity control in the data center and eliminates the potential for particulate infiltration or contamination that is otherwise possible when introducing outside air into the white space. Indirect evaporative heat exchange, which removes heat from the IT space by evaporating water on the outside of the heat exchanger channels, is activated when ambient temperatures are elevated and thereby greatly increases the available hours and days for economizer mode of operation. EcoBreeze can provide full or partial economizer operation in almost geographic location.