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DEFINITION: A PS/2 connector is a round connector with six pins that some makes of personal computer use for the keyboard or mouse connection. There are two sizes, one with a diameter of about 1/4 inch and the other with a diameter of about 3/8 inch. The smaller size is more common, but adapters are available to convert one size to the other. In recent years, the Universal Serial Bus (USB) connector has largely  … 
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Power management with ePDUs delivers lower costs and higher reliability
sponsored by Eaton
WHITE PAPER: To achieve maximum power efficiency and availability in today's dynamic world, having a power distribution unit that can deliver lower costs and higher reliability is crucial. Check out this white paper to find out more, including the top reasons you should consider using ePDUs.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Jun 2015

Eaton

3-Phase Power in the Data Center
sponsored by Server Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Greater equipment densities and power demands are driving the need for 3-phase power in the equipment cabinet. This white paper explains 3-phase power, its advantages and the cost savings associated with using it in the data center.
Posted: 04 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007


A Quantitative Comparison of High Efficiency AC vs. DC Power Distribution for Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why a move to a DC-based architecture is unwarranted on the basis of efficiency by comparing the most efficient DC and AC power distribution methods.
Posted: 10 Jul 2009 | Published: 07 Jan 2007

Schneider Electric

Best Practices Guide: Cabling the Data Center
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This guide describes best practices for incorporating cabling in a typical data center, plus tips for selecting cabling components and information on data transmission media.
Posted: 01 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Brocade

Essential Standby Generator System Requirements for Next Generation Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Effective standby generator system installations must address the known problems and challenges relating to current and past designs to ensure high availability. This paper overviews generator system challenges and offers tips on solving them.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Schneider Electric

How to Properly Maintain a Fiber Optic Infrastructure
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover best practices for maintaining a fiber optic infrastructure and minimize damage and failures.
Posted: 01 Oct 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2012

CommScope

System Grounding and Ground Fault Protection for Data Centers
sponsored by Square D Critical Power Competency Center
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents the fundamentals of power system grounding, definitions and requirements of the National Electrical Code with respect to grounding, the need for low voltage ground fault protection and how it is implemented.
Posted: 05 Nov 2008 | Published: 05 Nov 2008

Square D Critical Power Competency Center

Technical Comparison of On-line Vs. Line-interactive UPS Designs
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the advantages and disadvantages of each topology and addresses some common misconceptions about real-world application requirements.
Posted: 06 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2004

Schneider Electric
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CONNECTORS DEFINITION (continued): … A PS/2 connector is a round connector with six pins that some makes of personal computer use for the keyboard or mouse connection. There are two sizes, one with a diameter of about 1/4 inch and the other with a diameter of about 3/8 inch. The smaller size is more common, but adapters are available to convert one size to the other. In recent years, the Universal Serial Bus (USB) connector has largely supplanted the PS/2 connector, especially for use with a mouse.The PS/2 connector was used in IBM's PS/2 line of personal computers and was widely adopted by other manufacturers.
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