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How can I better manage hot spots?
Am I over-cooling my data center?
How do I maintain a safe environment for IT equipment?
Wasted capacity due to inability to understand cooling requirements
Unknown hot spots
Identification of Hot Spots with thresholds and alerts
Know whether you are overcooling and wasting energy
How do you know if you are over-cooling your data center? Are you paying for more cooling resources than you need? How can you be assured that you have a safe environment for your IT equipment?
With servers generating more heat than ever and rack densities on the rise, hot spots are a natural by-product of the demands of modern computing. As a result, you may not be getting the alerts you need to notify that conditions exceed pre-set limits. Or you might not have a tool to see what will happen if you increase temperature, without creating a hot spot.
Fortunately, Raritan offers complete intelligent Environment Management Solutions that not only help you identify potential trouble areas, but also helps you save energy and maintain a safe environment for your IT equipment.
Raritan's solution brings together the power of:
Raritan’s PX® intelligent PDUs
Raritan’s plug-and-play environment sensors – temperature, humidity, air flow and air pressure.
EMX -- Raritan's environment monitoring appliance, supporting temperature, humidity, airflow, pressure, water, smoke, contact closure sensors, and USB web cam.
Power IQ®DCIM monitoring software -- with a configurable dashboard, alerts, cooling charts and tools to calculate savings from increasing rack temperatures.
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