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Packet, Myriad Supply, Raritan, and Data Center Knowledge to Participate in ‘Managing the Edge’ Webinar

Posted on November 12, 2017

— Hear how Packet manages the cloud and edge and about data center management best practices —

SOMERSET, N.J. (November 13, 2017) — Raritan® — a brand of Legrand, and a leading provider of intelligent data center management and rack power distribution solutions — today announced a data center management webinar that will look into what it takes to manage IT infrastructures at the edge.  Packet, a leading cloud provider for developers, will share how it manages its distributed infrastructures and the importance and benefits of telemetry and remote out-of-band network controls and tools.

Businesses are benefiting from processing and delivering data at the edge — closer to where the user needs it. As a result, the modern data center is becoming a lot more distributed — creating a hybrid landscape of traditional data centers, remote locations, and co-locations. The new emerging digital outposts at the edge are creating new challenges — including data utilization growth, increased reliance on data center systems, and new requirements around uptime and management.

How to overcome these challenges at the edge, while sustaining capacity and operational efficiency, will be addressed by Bill Kleyman, Data Center Knowledge contributor, and Adam Rothschild, Packet’s Senior Vice President of Network and Datacenter Infrastructure. Adam is responsible for all facets of Packet’s next-generation infrastructure strategy and engineering. Also participating in the webinar will be Rick Kenney, Vice President of Engineering at Myriad Supply, and Brian Beckwith, Raritan’s Power Subject Matter Expert.

On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, from 2 to 3 pm (EST) join the discussion on:

  • Key trends around data center and distributed environments.
  • Leveraging next-gen management solutions for control, capacity management, remote access, and power consumption.
  • Network considerations, including out-of-band access and bandwidth requirements.
  • Power capacity needs, including remote monitoring.

Register here for the webinar.

To learn more about managing edge data centers and other remote IT infrastructures, download Raritan’s white paper “The New Digital Outpost; Why We Must Rethink Remote Infrastructure.”

About Raritan

Raritan, a brand of Legrand, is a global leader in intelligent rack PDUs, KVM switches, and other data center infrastructure monitoring and management solutions. Raritan’s innovations improve the reliability, efficiency, and intelligence of data centers and server rooms around the globe — including those of the top Fortune 500 companies, such as Cisco, Dell, Google, HP, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft. To learn more, visit Raritan.com, LinkedIn or Twitter.

About Legrand and Legrand, North and Central America

Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial, and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including, in particular, connected devices stemming from Legrand’s global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of $5.6 billion in 2016. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known market brands and product lines that includes AFCO Systems, C2G, Cablofil, Chief, Da-Lite, Electrorack, Finelite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Sanus, Solarfective, Vaddio, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating, and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819) www.legrand.us.

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