Tag Archives: Backup Power

Droughts, Heat Waves, and High Data Center Cooling Costs

Summer is not all fun. In the data center, IT and facilities teams are happy to see an end to summer and the extra strain it puts on the air handlers and cooling systems. Finance teams similarly celebrate an end to the higher utility bills.

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Microsoft Tackles Data Center Backup Power Efficiency at OCP Summit – eWeek

Microsoft contributed a server design, dubbed the Open CloudServer specification (OCS), that packs up to 23 commodity servers in a 12U chassis plus a JBOD, or ‘just a bunch of disks’, storage expansion option that streamlines network cabling and cuts power consumption. Now, with the group’s Open Compute Project Summit in San Jose, Calif., as a backdrop, Microsoft is revealing what’s next in store.

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Standards & Ratings: Maximizing Generator Set Reliability for Data Center Applications

Data centers can consume up to 100 times more energy than a standard office space, and often rely on dependable backup power supply systems to prevent data loss, customer dissatisfaction or lost business in the event of a power outage.

Selecting the right generator for a data center’s needs requires an understanding of several considerations, including ratings and performance standards.

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CommScope’s Rack-Size Fuel Cells Fit on Raised Floor, Replace Generators and Batteries

CommScope has launched an in-door hydrogen fuel cell backup power system that can be installed right on the data center floor at the end of an IT row.

The company is offering the solution as an environmentally friendly and space-efficient alternative to traditional diesel generators and battery cabinets, which require separate rooms in data center buildings.

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Data Center Battery Monitoring Firm Canara Raises $4.25M

Canara, a provider of monitoring and predictive  analytics for data center backup power systems, has raised $4.25 million in equity. The round was provided by Columbia Capital and will be used to implement a strategic growth plan CEO Tom Mertz and chief business officer Steve Manos (both appointed recently) have put in place.

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Cisco Live 2014

This year’s Cisco Live , being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, promises to be another exciting event. As a Platinum Sponsor, Panduit will be exhibiting in booth #1521 and will be featuring our Intelligent Data Center Solutions, Enterprise Solutions and Industrial Automation Solutions. We are particularly excited about Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure 

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Emerson Collaborates With Facebook on Design for “Rapid Deployment Data Center”

Emerson Network Power, a global leader in maximizing availability, capacity and efficiency of critical infrastructure, today announced that it is working with Facebook to design and deploy the company’s second data center building in Luleå, Sweden.

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Emerson Agrees to Sell Connectivity Solutions Business to Bel Fuse

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced that it has agreed to divest its Connectivity Solutions business unit to Bel Fuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: BELF.A and BELF.B).  The transaction, valued at $98 million, is expected to close before the end of the fiscal year, with proceeds deployed for incremental share repurchase in 2014.

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Panduit Acquires SynapSense – A Leader in Wireless Monitoring and Cooling Optimization

DCIM and cooling solutions help Data Centers save up to 50% of cooling energy costs while providing comprehensive capacity management, that being said, Panduit has recently acquired SynapSense Corporation located in Folsom, CA specializing in thermal risk management and cooling energy savings for large enterprise, colocation, and cloud computing service providers. 

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