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DEFINITION: Standby power is electrical power that a device consumes when not in present use, but plugged in to a source of power and ready to be used. Standby power consumption is the amount of such power that is used even though the power drainage is not apparent. The terms apply to appliances such as television sets, computers, computer peripherals, and various other devices, including those that use battery  … 
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Power Monitoring Expert for Data Centers: Exploding Into the Future of Power Management
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
VIDEO: Download and view this video to learn about a power system exploding onto the scene that supports the current generation of IT equipment as well as the generations to come. View now to discover your power infrastructure solution.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 08 Oct 2013

APC by Schneider Electric

Intelligent Power Protector
sponsored by Eaton Corporation
SOFTWARE DEMO: Download this protection software offered from Eaton Corporation at no charge to you, designed to enable you to avoid data loss by gracefully shutting down computers and server by an Eaton UPS in the event of an extended power outage.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 09 Jun 2014

Eaton Corporation

A Brazilian company adopts IBM System z to handle rapid business growth
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This on-demand video case study explains how Sicoob, Brazil's largest cooperative credit system, achieved high performance and scalability by investing in the right server platform, allowing the company to accommodate business growth.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Premiered: May 29, 2013

IBM

Selecting the Right Class Server UPS
sponsored by Eaton Corporation
WEBCAST: This brief video offers key insight to help you select the server-class uninterruptible power supply (UPS) that meets your short- and long-term business needs.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 17, 2014

Eaton Corporation

Powering Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Eaton Corporation
WEBCAST: This brief on-demand video provides a clear view of the converged infrastructure, as well as the energy reliability and power management needs of this strategy.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 17, 2014

Eaton Corporation

VA vs. Watts; Demystifying Sizing and Ratings
sponsored by Eaton Corporation
WEBCAST: This brief on-demand webcast describes the difference between volt-amperes (VA) and watts, and explains how differentiating between the two is critical in helping you correctly size your UPS.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Premiered: Jan 17, 2014

Eaton Corporation

Getting Started on an Energy Efficient Data Center
sponsored by Viridity Software
WEBCAST: Join Andy Lawrence, Research Director, at The 451Group and Michael Rowan, Viridity Software's co-founder and CTO, as they discuss the data center energy problem and how data center, IT, and facility managers can get started making  their data centers more energy efficient.
Posted: 21 Jul 2010 | Premiered: Jun 8, 2010

Viridity Software

Identifying and Fixing Data Center Hot Spots
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WEBCAST: Hot spots can seriously reduce the efficiency of an organization's computer equipment. Watch this webcast for expert tips on remediating your data center's hot spots and discover the costs associated with the task.
Posted: 21 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Aug 21, 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

Refreshing IT Infrastructure with the Xeon Processor 5500 Series
sponsored by Intel Corporation
PODCAST: In this Podcast, learn what key points an organization looks at when thinking about a technology refresh. Gain insight into the value proposition of refreshing IT infrastructure with the Xeon Processor 5500 series and how it is essential for meeting performance, reliability and flexibility requirements
Posted: 21 May 2009 | Premiered: May 11, 2009

Intel Corporation

XLS In Action
sponsored by Qualstar Corp
WEBCAST: Webcast focusing on the benefits that low power consumption and reduced floorspace have on TCO when selecting new tape libraries like XLS.
Posted: 04 Jun 2007 | Premiered: Jun 4, 2007

Qualstar Corp

Architecting the Green Data Center
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: Simple changes to the structure of your data center network can vastly improve the utilization of your energy resources.
Posted: 12 Dec 2006 | Premiered: Jan 16, 2007, 12:00 EST (17:00 GMT)

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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POWER SUPPLIES DEFINITION (continued): …  chargers. Standby power is expressed in watts (W).An increasing number and variety of consumer devices incorporate standby features. Often a device is in standby mode when the consumer thinks it is completely powered-down. Placing the power switch in the OFF position does not guarantee that a device consumes no power. The only way an everyday consumer can be sure a device is not drawing power is to unplug it from the utility outlet.Standby power, over time, adds to the energy expense incurred by a household or business. Consider a home with the following appliances in standby operation: two television … 
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