The Advantages of Row and Rack-Oriented Cooling Architectures for Data Centers Room cooling is an ineffective approach for next-generation data centers. Latest generation high density and variable density IT equipment create conditions that room cooling was never intended to address, resulting in cooling systems that are inefficient, unpredictable, and low in power density. Row-oriented and rack-oriented cooling architectures have been developed to address these proble
Smart Load Shedding is a radically new product developed by Server Technology allowing the UPS and PDU to communicate. This technology lets the PDU shed non-critical devices based on the UPS going on battery, temperature conditions and current load. This white paper discusses this technology.
Owner: Server Technology Inc.
Despite the overriding need for ‘high-nines’ Availability, operators of mission-critical data centres are increasingly being made aware of the energy losses (cost and environmental impact) in providing critical power and cooling to the computer-room space. With the increasing instance of dual-cord loads and adoption of advanced power system topology (e.g. Tier IV of The Uptime Institute) the normal running load of power systems rarely exceeds 40% of the equipments’ rated capacity. Hence the effi
Owner: Active Power
In today’s high performance data center, where information transformed into answers is the currency, information technology is regaining its role as a strategic asset that enables competitive advantages. This white paper from Force10 Networks explores the technologies needed to ensure businesses are prepared to meet the new challenges and opportunities of the emerging “answer economy”.
Owner: Force10 Networks
This paper briefly explains the main types of single mode optical fibre that are currently deployed in telecommunication networks, together with their relative strengths and weaknesses and how the different types are used within Geo’s network.