Posted on July 18, 2018 by Gento | Comment (0)
As temperatures continue to rise in the summer months and energy clusters form, data center managers find themselves preparing for the upcoming "outage season." In fact, from June to August more data centers experience outages than during any other time of the year. These outages are due, in part, to the rapidly rising increase in power demands that can no longer be met by an archaic power infrastructure. In addition to their fight to avoid outages, data centers are left fighting external temperatures that can wreak havoc on ill-prepared facilities. Fortunately, there is a bit of good news; with the right tools savvy data center managers can beat the summer heat and avoid the brownouts that are lurking behind every heatwave.
Posted on July 13, 2018 by Gento | Comment (0)
When we think of the word "disruptive," we often think of something troublesome. However, when it comes to disruptive technologies the opposite is true. As we will discuss in this three-part series, these disruptive technologies are innovative and helping data centers evolve to meet growing needs.
Posted on July 9, 2018 by Gento | Comment (0)
In Part 1 of this series, we explored two major data center predictions for the upcoming years. Those predictions highlighted the importance of acquiring the right in-house or outsourced skills needed to assess agility, manageability, and enhanced asset usage within data centers. In Part 2 of this series, we want to explore two additional global data center predictions.
Posted on June 19, 2018 by Gento | Comment (0)
The IT world has reached a bit of a conundrum. The rate at which technological advances are being achieved is starting to outpace data center capabilities. Namely, data centers are working overtime to balance three main workload priorities: rapid resource delivery, control, and low latency. In order to maintain a state of continuous innovation and process improvements, data centers must not only balance these workload priorities, but they must also account for other factors that are driving new ways of thinking.
Posted on June 13, 2018 by Gento | Comment (0)
It’s no secret that data centers come with a hefty price tag. In fact, it costs a whopping $270.1 million to operate a data center over 10 years, and the life expectancy of a data center is just 10-15 years. Considering these extremely high costs, it makes sense to have IT equipment that can operate effectively and efficiently for the entirety of your data center’s life. That’s why Raritan’s intelligent PDUs offer future-proof design architecture that’s built to last while delivering reliable power management.