Tag: Cooling

Rackspace Intros Dedicated Servers That Behave Just Like Cloud VMs

Seeking to make cloud infrastructure performance more predictable for its customers, Rackspace is launching a new “bare-metal” server offering, giving users the ability to spin up and down dedicated servers just like they spin up and down virtual machines in its OpenStack cloud.

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Data Center features modular, scalable design. – ThomasNet News (press release)

Standard design blocks are rated at 250 kW, but other densities are available. Forming working infrastructure, sub-modules include raised floor system, variety of rack options, cable raceway, power distribution, cabling , fire suppression, and lighting …

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Do You Know Your Data Center Cooling Profile?

The modern data center can be as complex as it is unique. New levels of convergence and high-density computing have created new types of cooling and management profiles for the next-generation data center platform.

Here’s the reality – your data center model will only continue to change and evolve. Through it all, managing data center environmental variables becomes critical for the health and longevity of your data center infrastructure.

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10 High-Tech Gadgets For The High-Temp Days of Summer

When the need is to extend high-tech activities the great outdoors, the CRN Test Center shows you the way. Here are 10 great gadgets for the summer season.

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How to Save Money and Safely Avoid Overcooling Your Data Center

Today’s data centers are experiencing more demands from the IT organization. Throughout the entire process, as administrators are continuously tasked with running a high-density, multi-tenant, data center platform as efficiently as possible. This means controlling power, workloads, and of course – cooling.

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Want to Grow Your Business? Think DCIM Integration

Lara Greden is a senior principal, strategy, at CA Technologies. You can follow her on Twitter at @laragreden.

In April, we examined the requirements for integrating data from a multitude of sources for power, cooling and other facilities related assets in the data center, so now let’s hone in on the importance of your DCIM software integrating with other critical systems in your environment.

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Controlling airflow in the data center – DatacenterDynamics

How best to deal with heat generated by high-density equipment and power usage can be cause for concern. Generally, the more kit that can fit into a small space the better, but reaching consensus about how to control temperature involves guesswork. Cold aisle containment is one way to keep dense environments cool and reduce the risk of down time caused by overheating components.

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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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