How Protected is Your Equipment Room from Downtime?

SAN/NAS/Object/Tape/Hyperconverged/Converged/On Premise/Hybrid/Cloud/Edge What do all of these technologies have in common? They all run on hardware that draws power and generates heat. The newest, fastest versions draw more power and generate more heat. So, why not place them in an environment that will keep them running efficiently? Why not be alerted when a problem arises? […]

DCIMPro and Vertiv at Arizona Tech Summit

You’re invited to the Arizona Technology Summit at the Phoenix Convention Center courtesy of Vertiv and DCIMPro on Sept 13, 2017. DCIMPro and Vertiv will be at booth 411 and would like to invite IT, Facilities and IS Practitioners to attend this industry leading event with a complimentary ticket. Come attend our bleeding edge talk regarding the […]

Seven Steps to Selecting a Rack PDU for Your Data Center

As you can imagine, a wide variety of rack power distribution unit (PDU) configurations are available based on parameters such as: number of phases, voltage, total amps, branch circuits, number of outlets, socket type, plug type, rack units consumed, and physical dimensions. Beyond the functions of the basic rack PDU, additional capabilities are available in rack PDU categories we call metered, […]

Distributed heating gets a backer

Slicing a data center up into domestic heating systems may be an extreme idea, but it just got backed by a conventional data center firm. After years of work, it looks like the idea of distributed cloud heating is gaining some acceptance: the French pioneer of the idea has got backing from a conventional data center […]