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Data center cooling optimization in the virtualized-server world

On January 27, 2012 In Categories:
  • Infrastructure

It’s 2008 and the virtual environment is the new computing paradigm, and software and hardware seem to work together as advertised. The virtual machine appears to have many benefits, including providing better resource utilization and management while saving energy. We have come full circle...

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The strategic trends in IT and data center infrastructure

On October 26, 2011 In Categories:
  • Infrastructure

Planning a modern data center is a challenging exercise. Designers must include the obvious technological considerations, such as servers, storage, management, power, cooling, space, and so on. But as organizations become more accessible to a variety of internal and external users, data center...

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Best practices for maintaining a data center CRAC unit

On October 12, 2011 In Categories:
  • Infrastructure

Data center air conditioners rarely fail in the middle of winter – Murphy has proven time and again that the failure will occur on a hot summer day. But no matter when the cooling system quits, the data center will experience a temperature increase that can potentially threaten sensitive servers...

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Aisle-lighting tips for data center design

On October 5, 2011 In Categories:
  • Infrastructure

Lighting is usually the last thing thought about in a data center design, but inadequate illumination can certainly contribute to human error. The ability to clearly see patch panel labels and wire colors is crucial, particularly when working under pressure. And the fact that most cabinets and...

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The importance of innovation in the data center

On September 28, 2011 In Categories:
  • Infrastructure

The constant evolution of data center technology makes it difficult for many business owners and IT managers to stay up to date with the latest industry trends. However, upgrading your systems and equipment is a valuable endeavor, and periodic technology refresh cycles cannot be avoided. Why...

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