Power and Cooling White Papers

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By: SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC     Published Date: Apr 27, 2011

This paper defines a standard approach to collecting data from data centers and showing how to use it to calculate PUE, with a focus on what to do with data that is confusing or incomplete.

Tags : adc, pue, physical infrastructure, data center infrastructure efficiency, energy management, power usage effectiveness, dcie, victor avelar
By: APC by Schneider Electric     Published Date: Feb 15, 2011

This paper discusses the common errors and misunderstandings in evaluating UPS efficiency.

Tags : apc by schneider electric, ups system, energy resource, electrical efficiency, infrastructure, server hardware, servers, green computing
By: APC by Schneider Electric     Published Date: Feb 15, 2011

This paper explains some the newer approaches to power distribution including modular power distribution and overhead power busway, and shows their advantages when compared to the legacy approach.

Tags : apc by schneider electric, scalable, reconfigurable, data center, power distribution architecture, power density, power monitoring, power distribution
By: APC by Schneider Electric     Published Date: Feb 15, 2011

This paper examines both methodologies and highlights the reasons why hot-aisle containment emerges as the preferred best practice.

Tags : apc by schneider electric, data center, hot-aisle containment, cooling system, green computing, power and cooling, data center design and management
By: SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC     Published Date: Feb 14, 2011

This paper contrasts room, row, and rack architectures and shows why row-oriented cooling will emerge as the preferred solution for most next generation data centers.

Tags : apc by schneider electric, data centers, variable density, infrastructure, green computing, power and cooling, data center design and management
By: Emerson Network Power     Published Date: Nov 18, 2010

In this paper, we compare both cooling systems' ability to maintain favorable environmental conditions, and their energy efficiency and annual operating costs.

Tags : precision cooling, comfort cooling, optimized cooling, liebert, emerson network power, tco, heat management, energy efficiency
By: Emerson Network Power     Published Date: Nov 02, 2010

The ten steps outlined in this paper represent proven strategies for improving data efficiency and availability and create the foundation for holistic data center infrastructure management.

Tags : virtualization, high availability, emerson power network, liebert, data center infrastructure management, dcim, power usage, precision cooling
By: HP Intel     Published Date: Sep 15, 2010

See Paul's checklist for assessing your data center needs for today - and for the future of your business.

Tags : hp intel, upgrade data center, hardware assessment, server age, storage, computing power, cooling system, server hardware
By: Raritan Inc.     Published Date: Aug 04, 2010

This Case Study explores how they installed energy management software and intelligent rack PDUs with outlet-level power monitoring to add remote energy management, power monitoring of individual devices, environmental monitoring, and sophisticated and accurate power usage reports and analytics.

Tags : raritan, power, processing, energy management, data center efficiency, power management, instrumentation, green
By: Raritan Inc.     Published Date: Jun 23, 2010

Virtualization presents a tremendous opportunity for IT organizations. Yet deployment involves major process and management complexities. This white paper outlines best-practice methodologies that help you tackle challenges brought on by virtualization. We also suggest key questions to ask when evaluating a consolidated management solution.

Tags : power distribution unit, raritan, pdu, power monitoring, environmental monitoring, data center power, data center monitoring, monitor power
By: Siemon Company     Published Date: May 12, 2010

Siemon, a global leader in network cabling solutions and data center physical layer infrastructure, offers this new 66-page E-Book focused on guiding data center professionals and service providers through key infrastructure challenges.

Tags : siemon, ieee, cooling, data center, cabling, cooling, networking, physical infrastructure
By: APC     Published Date: Apr 08, 2010

Many of the mysteries of equipment failure, downtime, software and data corruption, are the result of a problematic supply of power. There is also a common problem with describing power problems in a standard way. This white paper will describe the most common types of power disturbances, what can cause them, what they can do to your critical equipment, and how to safeguard your equipment, using the IEEE standards for describing power quality problems.

Tags : apc, power, cooling, it wiring, heat removal, green computing, ieee, equipment failure
By: Numara Software     Published Date: Jan 04, 2010

This white paper moves beyond the hype of green IT and provides substantial support for implementing practical, yet cost effective power management policies and tools to "green" your IT environment and boost your bottom line.

Tags : numara, green it, energy efficient, green policies, power management, energy consumption, power, cooling
By: Alcatel-Lucent     Published Date: Dec 02, 2009

Faster, more powerful and dense computing hardware generates significant heat and imposes considerable data center cooling requirements.

Tags : data center design and management, distributed computing, internetworking hardware, power and cooling, database development, data integration
By: Emerson Network Power     Published Date: Nov 19, 2009

Download your free white paper today to get a better understanding of the trends driving data center design and management and how you can use them to reduce costs, improve equipment utilization and ensure high availability!

Tags : emerson network power, liebert, data center trends, data center design and management, high availability, flex capacity, high density, eco availability
By: Alcatel-Lucent     Published Date: Sep 30, 2009

Ensuring the reliability and efficiency of your data center operations requires a strategic partner that is qualified to minimize energy usage, reduce costs, and optimize space utilization, helping you meet critical business initiatives.

Tags : alcatel lucent, power, cooling, eco-sustainability, modular cooling, crac, opex, infrastructure
By: Stratus Technologies     Published Date: Sep 11, 2009

New concerns arise as IT executives look at the next wave of applications in the queue for virtualization. If you or your business is among those evaluating ROI and the risks associated with virtualizing your production applications, this five-chapter ebook offers some practical advice.

Tags : stratus, virtualization, server virtualization, x86, roi, power, cooling, high availability
By: BMC ESM     Published Date: Aug 19, 2009

Data Centers consume more energy than any other environment in most companies. This paper presents a holistic approach that addresses Green IT within the broader context of increasing business service efficiency and reducing the cost of IT.

Tags : bmc, data center, green, green it, energy costs, it spending, bsm, servers
By: SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC     Published Date: Jul 07, 2009

High density IT equipment stresses the power density capability of modern data centers. Installation and unmanaged proliferation of this equipment can lead to unexpected problems with power and cooling infrastructure including overheating, overloads, and loss of redundancy.

Tags : apc, power, cooling, capacity management, data center, data centers, overloads, loss
By: SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC     Published Date: Jul 07, 2009

Traditional methodologies for monitoring the data center environment are no longer sufficient. With technologies such as blade servers driving up cooling demands and regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley driving up data security requirements, the physical environment in the data center must be watched more closely.

Tags : apc, physical threats, data center, sox, sarbanes, monitoring devices, downtime, crac
By: SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC     Published Date: Jul 07, 2009

Conventional models used to estimate electrical efficiency of data centers are grossly inaccurate for real-world installations. Estimates of electrical losses typically are made by summing the inefficiencies of the various electrical devices, such as power and cooling equipment.

Tags : apc, electrical efficiency, power, cooling, data center, electric, inefficiency, waste
By: SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC     Published Date: Jul 07, 2009

This paper explains how to quantify the electricity savings and provides examples of methods that can greatly reduce electrical power consumption. Learn more today!

Tags : data center, energy efficient, apc, tco, power, cooling, total cost of ownership, electricity savings
By: SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC     Published Date: Jul 07, 2009

This paper explains how data center efficiency can be measured, evaluated, and modeled, including a comparison of the benefits of periodic assessment vs. continuous monitoring. Learn more today!

Tags : data center, energy efficient, apc, tco, power, cooling, total cost of ownership, electricity savings
By: SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC     Published Date: Jul 07, 2009

The trend of increasing heat densities in data centers has held consistent with advances in computing technology for many years. As power density increased, it became evident that the degree of difficulty in cooling these higher power demand loads was also increasing. This article discusses the efficiency benefits of row-based cooling compared to two other common cooling architectures. Learn more today!

Tags : energy efficient cooling, data centers, close coupled row solution, apc, racks, power, heat, tco
By: Eaton Corp.     Published Date: Jun 01, 2009

Virtualization can deliver dramatic benefits for data centers, but it can also stress the underlying support infrastructure.  Power and cooling systems—which may have been quite sufficient for pre-virtualization needs—could easily become inadequate when data center performance patterns are radically altered.  This paper describes some of power challenges related to virtualization—and the readily available technologies to address them.

Tags : virtualization, data center, infrastructure management, power, cooling, monitoring., networking, infrastructure
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