Trends & Insights

What's going on in the Data Center and Power Quality Industries?

Trends & Insights

What's going on in the Data Center and Power Quality Industries?

Data Centers

 

The Case for the Big Box UPS

Have you noticed the wildfire growth in the number and size of data centers around the world recently?  Major cloud service providers such as AWS (Amazon Web Service), Microsoft Azure, and Google have all embarked on impressive new... 

 

Maximizing Data Center Efficiency

Uninterruptible power supply systems, a core component of mission-critical infrastructure in a data center, are frequently regarded as one of the biggest offenders with respect to energy loss in power distribution...

Buying a data center provides control, while leasing or renting a data center offers flexibility.

 

Build, Buy or Lease a Data Center

The ability to contain costs is important for any business. For data centers, creating efficiencies in daily operations, starting with your uninterruptible power supply, can keep energy loss low and and improve not only your performance, but also your...

 

Gaining Awareness Into Data Center Energy Consumption Issues

With increased demands on your storage capacity and operating hours, how efficient is your data center? Data center energy issues can drive up operating costs, cutting into profits. Review your...

Service/Maintenance

 

Plant Maintenance: How Does Your Service Plan Stack Up?

Your plant or data center is a sum of its parts. It is the end result of what seems like countless hours of planning and support from your team along with the cooperation of various vendors. The equipment can...

 

The Payoff of Preventative Maintenance 

In the current age of information and technology, the safety of your data is more important than ever - the electrical system supporting your data is its lifeline and ultimately responsible for...

 

Why Predictive Maintenance is the Proper Maintenance

When planning maintenance budgets, many companies focus solely on what it will take to recover from emergency situations: response time, parts availability and technician coverage. However, with...

 

Criteria for Selecting a Service Provider

Once you've spent time and money purchasing a UPS, choosing a service provider becomes an important decision. Kyle Tessmer runs through the criteria for choosing a Service Provider. 

 

Thermal Runaway

If the cause of excessive heat creation is not remedied, internal battery temperature will continue to rise and begin to affect... 

Technological Innovations

 

What is a Static UPS?

In our cloud-based digital world, data must be available 24/7—no matter the state of the electrical grid. Computer downtime not only affects production, but also negatively
affects customer good will—quickly affecting an organization’s bottom line...

 

Silicon Carbide May Grind out Eco-Mode UPS

Eco-mode saves power but increases the risks associated with a UPS. Silicon carbide could give the best of both worlds with the energy savings and efficiency percent you've been looking for...

 

Minimizing Downtime in Critical Power Infrastructure

In the data-driven world we live in today, fast and reliable access to information to and from your company’s business system is critical to its survival. The primary focus of this critical power system is...

 

Secure Power: Load Banks, ATS, and UPS Applications

Facilities depend on UPS to provide near instant power to a load when the main power fails, or an automatic transfer switch (ATS) to switch the load between utility power and a backup generator when...

 

Battery Performance

Battery performance is of utmost importance to ensure your UPS operates as expected when called into action - but which is the most prominent and what can impact its performance?

Testing

 

Important Considerations In UPS Testing

When it comes to ensuring the highest level of data center continuity, it's vital to thoroughly test infrastructure systems at the onset of any installation...