Practical Ways to Improve the Availability of your Edge Data Center

Credit to Author: Victor Avelar| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:37:38 +0000

At this point I’m sure most of us have heard of edge data centers. And in the case of businesses that have many distributed locations (e.g. retail, manufacturing, industrial), it’s… Read more »

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It’s Not Just About Chip Density – Five Reasons to Consider Liquid Cooling for Your Data Center

Credit to Author: Wendy Torell| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:45:00 +0000

Liquid cooling is not a new technology. It’s been around for decades and has historically focused on mainframes, high performance computing (HPC), and gaming applications. But today’s demands for IoT,… Read more »

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Future-proofing Colocation Data Center Growth with Intelligent Management Tools

Credit to Author: Victor Avelar| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 17:09:33 +0000

Originally published on Datacenter Dynamics. According to a recent Zion Market Research report, the global data center colocation market, which was valued at $31 billion USD in 2017, is expected… Read more »

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Getting it Right – How Much Air Containment is Enough in Your Data Center? – Closing Remarks

Credit to Author: Victor Avelar| Date: Fri, 31 May 2019 14:40:00 +0000

In Part 1 I explained the problem with the “percent leakage” term and I proposed more practical metrics. In Part 2, I got into the actual testing we did in… Read more »

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Getting it Right – How Much Air Containment is Enough in Your Data Center?

Credit to Author: Victor Avelar| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:00:10 +0000

This is a common question we’ve heard enough times that we decided to test containment across a range of “leakiness” and came up with some practical guidance. You may have… Read more »

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Launched! Video Series on Data Center Operations Best Practices

Credit to Author: Abby Gabriel| Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000

According to The Uptime Institute, 70 percent of data center downtime can be attributed to human error. As data center operations take on increasing levels of complexity, even experts who… Read more »

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12V vs. 48V: The Rack Power Architecture Efficiency Calculator Illustrates Energy Savings of OCP-style PSUs

Credit to Author: Wendy Torell| Date: Thu, 24 May 2018 20:20:00 +0000

Organizations like Open Compute Project (OCP) and Open19 have created open standards for alternatives to conventional server designs. These architectures redefine how power is converted and distributed within an IT… Read more »

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Why don’t we know how much airflow IT equipment requires?

Credit to Author: Victor Avelar| Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:00:26 +0000

If you’ve ever tried to find how much airflow a new server requires, then you’ve experienced the frustration of burning precious time to no avail.  Finding server airflow requirements should… Read more »

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