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The provider of engineering simulation software for data centers has introduced an Assessment Service for The Green Grid’s new Performance Indicator.
The BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager brings together security and deep application fluency to help deliver network-level security for enterprises and service providers.
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.
This program is designed to significantly accelerate time-to-completion for data center white space build-outs, compared to traditional facility expansion strategies.
The Green Grid has developed the Performance Indicator metric to provide broader understanding of data center cooling performance, and future planning.
In January 2016, the ISO-Base Seismic Isolation Platform Technology from Instor was tested when a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Alaska.
Facility departments gain a holistic view of operational impact with data center infrastructure management tools.
Conditions have never been better for data center operators to reduce their power consumption and enjoy a healthier bottom line.
A new service focuses on the data center design needs of smaller rural facilities.
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.
Survey of 570 U.S. data center professionals measures knowledge of data center practices and trends in five key areas.
When it comes to energy management, a holistic view and concerted effort help create a framework to achieve measurable results.
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...
This offering employs ISO-Base Seismic Isolation Platform Technology to future-proof data centers from seismic disruptions.
Consider these simple strategies to increase the efficiency and extend the life of data centers.
The decision may rest on factors such as available capital, timeline, and degree of desired control.
Despite increased investment in cloud and colocation providers, 87% of data center operators surveyed from North America and Europe are maintaining or increasing their data center facility spending,
Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a metric for tracking systems efficiency. But, there’s more to measure in the data center.
Enterprises are increasingly focused on incorporating green data centers into their IT infrastructure paradigm.
Even a well designed upper tier rated data center requires a spot on preventive maintenance (PM) program to maintain its rating. Yet, the PM part of the equation is often omitted.
New resource helps facilities, IT, and telecom leaders explore new data center deployment approaches.
TeamQuest releases 2014 Global IT Management survey; despite lack of efficiency, performance analytics, planning, and optimization show positive impact across the enterprise.
Mortenson survey finds 84% feel the need to consider renewable forms of energy.
Industry projects significant increases in density, cloud adoption and use of solar power.
Whether or not the organization is pursuing LEED certification, setting a clear path to sustainable goals is key.
Paramount to their operation is keeping tabs on power supply.
Bringing a new data center online in less than three months called for a coordinated, creative approach.
A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.
In cultivating a smart building with integrated systems, facility managers can “show, share, and strategize.”
National survey reveals average increase of 41%; quantifies average cost per minute at $7,900 for unplanned downtime.
These new programs have been introduced in order to meet increasing demand for independent performance verification for VFDs and datacom cooling products.
When planning for possible threats, don’t forget this aspect of your facility workings. From the October 2013 issue.
Expanding requirements for distribution systems can be met using molded case circuit breakers. From the July 2013 issue.
When it comes to data center infrastructure management (DCIM), there may be confusion over the difference between “open source” and “open system” software. While similar, these terms have very different meanings.
This paper demonstrates, through a series of examples, how data center infrastructure management software tools can simplify operational processes, cut costs, and speed up information delivery.
In this paper, guidelines are established for selecting a new site or assessing an existing one. Common risks that affect the availability of a business are defined and techniques for minimizing these risks are presented.
Fuel cells, solar systems expected to generate more than 70 million kilowatt hours of electricity—enough to eliminate more than 10,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide.
Power Assure CTO lays out recommendations to maximize reliability and disaster avoidance in Software Defined Data Centers.
This Friday Funny is more fun than funny, since it takes facility managers on a little journey to illustrate the effectiveness of energy savings in data centers.
From “chicken coops” to cathedrals, today’s data centers come in new shapes and sizes.