Follow the Leader in Facility Optimization

Credit to Author: Tracy L. Courtemanche| Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:47:14 +0000

If your job is facility management, you’ve noted the accelerated pace of change. Tech and software innovation have pushed past simply managing energy consumption. The rise of the Internet of… Read more »

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The Future of the Data Center in an IoT World

Credit to Author: Damien Wells| Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:53:09 +0000

At the recent DatacenterDynamics ZettaStructure in London, I met with Dave Johnson, Executive Vice-President for the IT Division at Schneider Electric. Dave was at the well-known conference and expo to participate… Read more »

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Virtual Reality, 360-Degree Video and More Will Drive Need for Plenty of Data Center Power at Winter Olympics

Credit to Author: Steven Carlini| Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2018 19:00:21 +0000

In addition to what I’m sure will be some terrific skiing, skating and snowboarding, the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang promises to showcase a heavy dose of technology, much of… Read more »

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Do you speak robustness-ish? IP protection levels

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 22:31:37 +0000

The Ingress Protection , a.k.a. IP level, is often mentioned as a key criteria for robustness, especially for pushbuttons. However, a lot of misconceptions are shared and some manufacturers are… Read more »

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Making “green” with Bitcoin apparently not so green

Credit to Author: Patrick Donovan| Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:10:00 +0000

Cryptocurrencies:  a reminder to the data center industry to remain vigilant on efficiency Cryptocurrencies, particularly Bitcoin, have been in the news a lot recently due to their extreme volatility and… Read more »

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Data is the New Oil, Driving Data Center Growth, Opportunity and Efficiency

Credit to Author: Mark Bidinger| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:00:23 +0000

At the recent Schneider Electric International Colo Club meeting in London I had an interesting conversation with one of our customers who noted that we’re raising a generation of kids… Read more »

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Reason #6 To Become An EcoXpert: Collaboration

Credit to Author: Jaimie Giarrusso| Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:02:07 +0000

Welcome to my sixth blog in the Top 10 Reasons to Become an EcoXpert Partner series, centered around collaboration! Have you ever lost a project bid or contract because you lacked… Read more »

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Driving the Digital Transformation with Augmented Reality

Credit to Author: Peter Herweck| Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:07:51 +0000

In recent months, augmented reality (AR) has gained much attention across both business and consumer marketplaces. Although AR technologies have been around for at least 15 years, mainstream adoption is… Read more »

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How Renewables and Efficiency Measures Will Help Colo’s Meet Burgeoning Energy Demands

Credit to Author: Mark Bidinger| Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:00:04 +0000

Colocation companies are facing a period of tremendous opportunity for growth, but that same growth is forcing them to meet some serious challenges around energy use – for the sake… Read more »

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How the IIoT is Delivering on the Promise of Asset Performance Management Part 3

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:53:09 +0000

Part 1 of this 4-part series introduced ways in which increasing digitization might improve plant operations. Part 2: we focused on how IIoT can improve the productivity of reactive, preventive,… Read more »

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Digital Transformation or Operations Transformation?

Credit to Author: Greg Johnson| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 20:35:42 +0000

In 2008 I was the product marketing manager for a mining-industry MES package called Ampla (still going strong today). In those days, we would focus on the relationship between people,… Read more »

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