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What Money Pitfalls to Avoid When Building a Data Center

Posted on February 16, 2018 by Reegan Barnett  |  Comment (0)


Building a data center is a task that requires planning, precision, and financial consideration. If your organization's motto is "hurry up and get it done", then you are already suffering from at least one money draining data center mistake. Conversely, if you view your future data center as an energy-hungry beast, then you need to adopt a new mentality that will help you to create a data center that will serve your present and future needs. Avoiding the following three common mistakes will not only help you to avoid money pitfalls, but they will guide you in the construction of a high-functioning data center that can meet your organization's needs.


Demand for Faster, Denser Data Center Networking

Posted on February 8, 2018 by Rick Gonedes  |  Comment (0)

As business innovates, data centers are feeling a crunch. Their customers demand speed and density, no longer satisfied with what once seemed cutting-edge. Find out how data network center designs are changing at every level to focus on speed and density.


Hyperscale Data Centers; What Are They and Why Should You Care

Posted on February 1, 2018 by Reegan Barnett  |  Comment (0)

The advent of the cloud has changed the way data centers operate. At one time, they consisted of a more a simplistic networking infrastructure, one that relied on separate racks, targeted staff and distinct management tools to get the job done. It was a setup that worked at the time because the applications, themselves, were separate and used only local resources to run.

Today, businesses are largely Internet-dependent and that changes how things work and operate. Data centers utilize applications that work together via the web and cloud services. That shift has given birth to the hyperscale data center.


How Intelligent PDUs Play a Vital Role in Bitcoin Mining

Posted on January 24, 2018 by Rick Gonedes  |  Comment (0)

What is a Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system. It is the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central bank or single administrator. The network is peer-to-peer and transactions take place between users directly, without an intermediary.

What is Bitcoin Mining?

Bitcoin mining is the process by which transactions are verified and added to the public ledger, known as the blockchain, and also the means through which new bitcoins are created.


Raritan’s PX PDUs, the Choice of Enterprise Data Centers

Posted on January 18, 2018 by Nicolas Sagnes  |  Comment (0)

With the growing costs of power and an increased uncertainty in power availability, energy conservation has become a major concern in the data center.  Increases in the demand of computing power to satisfy mission-critical applications along with the emergence of virtualization have had major effects on server density, making the need for an efficient energy management plan even more important. When using Raritan’s PX PDUs,  with the detailed knowledge of energy consumption gained from real-time monitoring within the data center, administrators can feel secure that they are making better, more energy conscious decisions.


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