Category: Data Center Infrastructure

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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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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Schneider Electric StruxureWare™ Data Center Operation v7.4 Offers Increased Colocation Management Capabilities

WEST KINGSTON, R.I. – MAY 6, 2014 — Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today introduced StruxureWare Data Center Operation v7.4, which provides new capabilities and access to actionable intelligence for an ideal balance of high availability and peak efficiency throughout the data center life cycle.

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DCIM News from Data Center World

Data Center Infrastructure Management vendors continued the race to add features and functionality to their software with a number of announcements at last week’s Data Center World conference in Las Vegas. Companies added to what their solutions can do by both building new features themselves and integrating with partners.

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3 Key Ways to Increase Energy Efficiency in Your Data Center

It’s time to go green. Every data center is looking to cut power consumption, while maintaining the highest level of service. But achieving real energy efficiency is easier said than done. Sprawling and convoluted infrastructures make it hard to discern power usage effectiveness (PUE) and data center infrastructure efficiency (DCIE). Data centers end up “flying blind” when it comes to really understanding and optimizing power consumption.

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Key Strategies to Reduce Risk and Increase Efficiency in the Data Center

One the biggest data center initiatives within the modern organization directly revolves around various infrastructure efficiencies. This can be both physical and logical in nature. With all of these advancements and new technologies, the hope was that adding, moving, decommissioning and renaming devices in the data center should have been a simple process.

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Beware the Closed System: Just Integrate

When done right, DCIM software integrations can provide tremendous value to your business. First, they allow you to leverage investments that have already been made, such as representing data flows and applications from a wide variety of vendors.

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Tips for Preventing Data Center Downtime

Let’s face facts: Your data center has become an integral part of your organization. In fact, many organizations are actively building entire business flow models around the capabilities of their data center platform.

So, downtime in the data center becomes unacceptable because downtime can cost companies millions of dollars per hour in lost revenue.

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Think Capacity, Availability and Efficiency. Think DCIM.

When it comes to data center infrastructure management (DCIM), I do see a common set of challenges that decision-makers expect DCIM to solve. Whether it’s reducing energy costs, improving the management of the asset portfolio, or conducing “what if” scenarios on potential downtime issues, it invariably comes down to three core infrastructure challenges: Capacity, Availability and Efficiency.

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