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PDU: What Is It?

Posted on October 16, 2018 by Jessica Ciesla  |  Comment (0)

A Rack Power Distribution Unit (PDU) is exactly what it sounds like. In layman's terms, a PDU is a device that is fitted with numerous outlets. Each outlet distributes electric power to storage devices, networking equipment, and servers within the cabinets or racks of a data center. However, it is important to note that not all PDUs are created equally.


Benefits Of The Dominion KX III

Posted on October 8, 2018 by Jessica Ciesla  |  Comment (0)

 

 

The Dominion KX III is an enterprise level KVM-over-IP switch that offers the ultimate solution for increasing productivity, enhancing security, avoiding unnecessary travel to offsite locations, and supporting higher uptime for your equipment. What makes the Dominion KX III so great? In addition to the aforementioned benefits, this unique Raritan product can provide remote management for 8, 16, 32, or 64 servers via a single switch. This capacity coupled with its ability to provide 1, 2, 4, or 8 users with BIOS-level remote management makes it the ideal choice for both general computer and dynamic broadcast applications.


The True Cost and Causes of a Data Center Breach: Part 2

Posted on August 30, 2018 by Jessica Ciesla  |  Comment (0)

Data breaches are nothing new. Unfortunately, they are unwanted events that wreak havoc on North American organizations across industries. As discussed in Part 1 of our series, these breaches constitute a theft of an individual's personal or confidential information, including name, Social Security number, financial data, medical record, or credit card information. While the cost of data breaches can vary, one thing is certain: some industries are at a higher peril than others.


Increase Operational Efficiencies and Security With Remote Power Management and Server Access

Posted on August 21, 2018 by Rick Gonedes  |  Comment (0)

They say that life happens in a blink of an eye. In the case of Choice Hotels International, which operates more than 6,300 hotels worldwide, life happens at a much faster pace. At the heart of one of the world's largest lodging companies is its global reservation system. When someone checks in or out, a room is looked at, or a reservation is made, the transaction is promptly processed via Choice's data center. The challenge of course is that any downtime not only means lost revenue, but dissatisfied customers. This challenge is all too familiar for many corporations; fortunately, a solution exists whereby a virtual presence within an offsite data center is created.
 


Disruptive Technologies Changing Data Centers: Part 3

Posted on August 14, 2018 by Rick Gonedes  |  Comment (0)

Disruptive Technologies Changing Data Centers Part 3

Content originally sourced from 451 Research.

Disruptive technologies will have the unique opportunity to positively impact data centers. In Part 2 of this series, we explored two technologies that are staged to change the very system and infrastructure of IT systems. In this final portion of our disruptive technologies series, we want to take a look at two technologies that will bring heightened levels of agility to data centers for a fraction of the cost.


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