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Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.


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Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.

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Hurricane Season Disaster, Recovery Tips For Data Centers

Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.

Four Data Center Trends To Watch In 2018

Significant developments, both internal and external, are impacting data center facilities.

Facility Executive | April 2018 Issue

The April 2018 issue features a look at lighting systems, wastewater recycling, restroom maintenance, and data center trends. Plus, how one school is building tornado-safe rooms.

Hybrid Resiliency Assessment For Data Centers From Uptime Institute

The Hybrid Resiliency Assessment evaluates organizational infrastructure that spans traditional data centers, colocation facilities, and cloud environments.

Driving Power And Energy Management In Data Centers

Achieving efficiencies in data center management requires the distinction between power and energy.

Ecoflair Indirect Air Economizer From Schneider Electric

Designed for roof-top or on-grade deployments, Ecoflair moves cooling from the data center floor to the facility exterior, freeing up white space for IT equipment.

Lighting Retrofit Helps Green Data Center Goals

Fairbanks Energy Services worked with its client vXchnge to reduce overall power usage in that company's Chappaqua, NY data center.

NASA Langley’s Katherine Johnson Computational Research Facility Officially Opens

Part of a 20-year revitalization plan at Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA, the new facility is named after "human computer" Katherine Johnson of "Hidden Figures" fame.

New Certification Program For Prefabricated And Modular Data Centers

Uptime Institute has announced its TIER-Ready Program for equipment manufacturers, aimed at easing the planning process for data center facility managers.

Friday Funny: The World’s Wildest Data Centers

A data center located in a former nuclear bunker is just one example of the world’s most innovative and unusual data centers.
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Houston Skybox One Data Center Achieves LEED® Gold

The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.

Uptime Institute An Allied Vendor Of CNA Insurance

Data center facilities implement Institute standards to mitigate risk and improve performance, and CNA has recognized the benefits.

Enterprise-owned Data Centers Still The Norm

Many enterprises are moving some applications to the cloud, but the vast majority of IT workloads are hosted in company-owned and colocation data centers, according to a new Uptime Institute survey.

Fire Protection For Data Rooms

IT and data rooms are usually access controlled, so a reliable fire suppression option is to install an automatic fire protection system that can be deployed instantly.

Maximizing Data Center UPS Efficiency

Uninterruptible power supply systems, a core component of mission-critical infrastructure in a data center, are frequently regarded as one of the biggest offenders with respect to energy loss in power distribution.

Data Center Infrastructure Trends For 2017

Find out about six data center infrastructure trends to watch in 2017, courtesy of Vertiv.

Siemens, Vigilent Partner On Data Center Cooling

Comprehensive thermal optimization address cooling challenges caused by shifting IT loads, uneven server densities, and changes in facility configuration.

NetBotz 250 Simplifies Data Center Security

NetBotz 250 offers simplified data center security, combining environmental monitoring and rack access control into a single piece of equipment.

Legrand Launches ELIOT Program, To Further IoT

The provider of power, light and data products and expertise has created the program to advance connectivity and intelligence in the built environment and enhance the value of connected products.

BOLD Building Innovators Receive Awards In Los Angeles

Five facility and real estate professionals who intertwine sustainability and technology are recognized for their work during the 2nd Annual BOLD Awards.

Data Center Assessment From Future Facilities

The provider of engineering simulation software for data centers has introduced an Assessment Service for The Green Grid’s new Performance Indicator.

BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager by F5

The BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager brings together security and deep application fluency to help deliver network-level security for enterprises and service providers.

Economies Of Scale Impact Data Center Costs

The results of the first Cost to Support Compute Capacity Benchmark Study have been released by Emerson Network Power in conjunction with the Ponemon Institute.

Data Center Fit Program Up By Instor

This program is designed to significantly accelerate time-to-completion for data center white space build-outs, compared to traditional facility expansion strategies.

New Data Center Metric From The Green Grid

The Green Grid has developed the Performance Indicator metric to provide broader understanding of data center cooling performance, and future planning.

Earthquake Protection For Data Centers (Video)

In January 2016, the ISO-Base Seismic Isolation Platform Technology from Instor was tested when a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Alaska.

DCIM For Facility Management

Facility departments gain a holistic view of operational impact with data center infrastructure management tools.

Best Practices For Data Center Management

Conditions have never been better for data center operators to reduce their power consumption and enjoy a healthier bottom line.

New Service Spotlight: Data Center Design From Venyu

A new service focuses on the data center design needs of smaller rural facilities.

FM Alert: Beware Counterfeit Electrical Products

Using counterfeit electrical products in any environment can result in a higher risk for failure or malfunction. This infographic from Eaton shows five segments where product performance is especially critical.

What Is Your Data Center IQ?

Survey of 570 U.S. data center professionals measures knowledge of data center practices and trends in five key areas.

10 Strategies For Energy Management

When it comes to energy management, a holistic view and concerted effort help create a framework to achieve measurable results.

Smart Site Selection Can Save Data Center Users $141M Over 10 Years

Enterprise data center users can potentially save up to $140.9 million with thorough due diligence in identifying markets that meet their business requirements and...

New Service Spotlight: Data Center Earthquake Protection From Instor

This offering employs ISO-Base Seismic Isolation Platform Technology to future-proof data centers from seismic disruptions.

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